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This is awesome! A lawyer in Florida is requesting that the RIAA sue George Bush’s daughters like they would any other music copyright offenders! Let’s see if this goes through. Doubt it, but I still respect and applaud this gentleman’s efforts. Here is a link to Mr. Silverman’s blog….

As you will see from the attached article from today’s The Miami Herald, President George W. Bush’s daughters made him a presumably illegal compilation CD, a so-called “mix CD,” as a Father’s Day present. As the article, at http://www.miamiherald.com/692/story/142726.html states, “[President] Bush’s twin daughters, gave him [as a Father’s Day present] a CD they had made for him to listen to while exercising.” This is a serious violation of copyright. As you know, whichever of your member organizations that are right-holders for the copied musical works may be entitled to statutory damages of $150,000.00 per musical work copied.

I hope and expect that you at the RIAA will display the same vigor in prosecuting this matter and protecting the rights of your rights-holders that it has displayed in enforcing those rights against other alleged violators.

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