Either way, when the police look at your computer and find no traces of illegal activity, they'll let you go, just like they did with the guy in the story.
I wish I had your confidence that the police are always good enough to do that. It must be quite pleasant to be able to ignore all the news reports of police misconduct...
Just a continuation of just how evil that RIAA really is.Ask Not For Whom the Ring Tones.Writing about Apples iTunes ringtones, John Gruber of the Daring Fireball cited Engadget, which reported that the RIAA wanted to be able to distribute ringtones of its artists without having to pay them big money to do so (surprised?), and it won a decision last year before the Copyright Office saying that ringtones werent derivative works, meaning they didnt infringe on the copyright of the songwriter.
"Why should we subsidize intellectual curiosity?" -Ronald Reagan