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An LA judge has slapped an injunction on the Californian website that was flogging downloads of the Beatles catalogue at 25 cents a pop. According to the LA Times, Judge John F Walter said the defendant in the case, BlueBeat.com and its owner, Hank Risan, rejected Bluebeat's argument that it had not breached copyright in the …

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Nutty

I think this guy should get with Balloon Boy's dad and work on some new business ideas.

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WTF?

what a prat

how did he think this was different to me buying the cd, making an MP3 from it and selling it on???

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that'll be one of those...

secret deals that's so secret the label doesn't even know about it.

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Now we all know it's illegal to flog, for example, DVDs of movies shot with a video camera in a cinema. So how did this idiot think that it would be legal to sell his own recordings of Beatles tracks?

Or to approach the question another way does he think it's legal to go out and buy a single copy of a book and sell photocopies of that book?

What an idiot.

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You mean the law applies to me too?

Nobody paid attention to me before... How come suddenly they are?

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Psychoacoustic?

Was he channelling John Lennon or just pressing record?

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