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Journal Journal: RIAA: Ripping MP3s Illegal, Grounds for Lawsuit

According to an article on Fox New's website, the RIAA is now claiming it is illegal to simply convert a song on a CD to MP3 format to listen to on your iPod or Zune. This simple act of actually using music you paid for is grounds for a lawsuit according the record companies.

Copying a song you've paid for in CD form is "a nice way of saying 'steals just one copy,'" Sony BMG top lawyer Jennifer Pariser testified.

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