RIAA sues AllofMP3 for $1.65 Trillion Dollars

For those of you following the fight between the RIAA in the U.S. and abroad for music copyright infringement, Gizmodo this morning has a note covering off on AllofMP3, which sells non-DRM US music tracks for less than $0.20 a pop. U.S. credit card companies have already stopped supporting the site, and Russia has agreed to put a stop to AllofMP3's infringement, but since nothing has really happened, the RIAA has formally filed suit, claiming $1.65 trillion dollars in infringement.

Gizmodo: "Bloodsucking record labels and their lapdog the RIAA have filed suit in New York federal court against Russian music downloading site Allof MP3.com, seeking $1.65 trillion. That's $150,000 for each song that was downloaded from the site between June and October of last year. The undaunted AllofMP3.com responds, pretty much saying, "Tough shit, you're filing a suit in New York and we're in Russia. Nya nya nya nya nya nya." Meanwhile, the site is still up and running, gleefully noting that iTunes revenues have decreased by 65% and wishing all a Happy New Year. Beatles songs, DRM-free, for $.17 each? Sounds like a good deal."

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