Monthly Archives: May 2004

Pesky fourteen-year-old file trader destroys mother’s life.

Today’s atrocities found in my mailbox include the following links, courtesy EFF: Clear Channel Finds Another Way to Abuse Artists: Patents And, well, this is just plain sick : – RIAA Suits Keep Rolling (Over People) USA Today has a sad snapshot of Tammy Lafky, a single mother whose 14 year-old daughter downloaded music and who now faces up to $540,000 in damages from a music industry lawsuit. An RIAA flak points out that the …

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The Espoo Diaries, Volume 5, 2 – 16 May 2004

Previously on The Espoo Diaries: “…5 people to run a restaurant…” “…gijima to the seety, not the township, one-time…” “…atmosphere was festive and the place was packed to the brim…” “…at least five or six incidents of unnecessary drunken behaviours in public places…” “…expecting to see bullets whizzing past…” “…McDonald’s regular or the McDonald’s supersize, no ice, flush…” “…soothing, sultry manner in which certain young Finnish women speak…” “…the virtues of avoiding afternoon traffic…” “…a …

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