Wednesday, June 06, 2007

Pam Davidson, my attorney, this is Bill Maxwell. We're in the superhero business together.

My new hero.

NewYorkCountryLawyer writes "The defendant in a Tampa, Florida, case, UMG v. Del Cid, has filed counterclaims accusing the RIAA record labels of conspiracy and extortion. The counterclaims (pdf) are for Trespass, Computer Fraud and Abuse (18 USC 1030), Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices (Fla. Stat. 501.201), Civil Extortion (CA Penal Code 519 & 523), and Civil Conspiracy involving (a) use of private investigators without license in violation of Fla. Stat. Chapter 493; (b) unauthorized access to a protected computer system, in interstate commerce, for the purpose of obtaining information in violation of 18 U.S.C. 1030 (a)(2)(C); (c) extortion in violation of Ca. Penal Code 519 and 523; and (d) knowingly collecting an unlawful consumer debt, and using abus[ive] means to do so, in violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. 1692a et seq. and Fla. Stat. 559.72 et seq."


Don Snabulus said...

I wish him all the luck! Screw the RIAA and MPAA.

Overdroid said...

Yeah! And all the other acronyms!

Except the ACLU.

ladybug said...

I am so tired of the freaky music sharks, the gas price-gouging, the inflated medical costs that I'm going to sit myself down and have myself a good cry.

Or maybe just some Moon Struck Chocolate.

Swinebread said...