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Ha ha ha ha ha. RIAA paid its lawyers more than $16,000,000 in 2008 to recover only $391,000!!!

Jul 15, 2010, 01:34 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ray Beckerman)

"The RIAA's "business plan" is even worse than I'd guessed it was.

"The RIAA paid Holmes Roberts & Owen $9,364,901 in 2008, Jenner & Block more than $7,000,000, and Cravath Swain & Moore $1.25 million, to pursue its "copyright infringement" claims, in order to recover a mere $391,000. [ps there were many other law firms feeding at the trough too; these were just the ones listed among the top 5 independent contractors.]

"Embarrassing."

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