You Won't Believe the RIAA’s Pathetic Excuse For Their Own Rampant Pirating

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Those nauseating RIAA hypocrites were caught illegally downloading $9 million on TV shows. Now they are giving the same pathetic excuse given to them by the people they accused of pirating songs: "someone was using our IP address."

Somebody please make these sanctimonious pretenders walk the plank.

Talking to CNET, a RIAA's spokesman said that "those partial IP addresses are similar to block addresses assigned to RIAA. However, those addresses are used by a third party vendor to serve up our public Web site. As I said earlier, they are not used by RIAA staff to access the Internet."

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The fact is that the IP address are not "similar to block addresses assigned to RIAA." They are assigned to RIAA, period.

That said, who is the "third party vendor", RIAA? Who are the bad guys now? Not you, obviously. Everyone knows you are not the most obnoxious, useless, bloodsucking lazy phony bastard crooks in the planet. There has to be a third party, someone guiltier than thou.

And what kind of moronic imbecile gives a third party the use of your organization's IPs?

Anyway, don't worry! We will give you the benefit of the doubt even if it's a bullshit excuse. The same benefit of the doubt that you gave to those who used the same pathetic excuse. Those kids and moms you sued into oblivion.

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In other words: I hope they rip you a new one. [TorrentFreak and Cnet]

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frankurd
Arggh! there goes a...snake a snake!

I hate the RIAA as much as the next guy, but I bet it was just some regular Joe who downloaded these files on the RIAA network. Granted, it's stupid to actually pirate stuff at work (why not wait until you are at home), but chances are great that out of a huge company, there will be people whom illegally download stuff. These people work there and make money there, but that doesn't always necessarily mean they have to buy into their companies beliefs.