[LINK] FC: Recording industry wants to scan .au university c omputers (fwd)

Jan Whitaker jwhit@melbpc.org.au
Sat, 22 Feb 2003 09:56:46 +1100


At 07:45 AM 21/02/03 +1000, Chirgwin, Richard wrote:
>This isn't directed at a particular journalist - the SMH and Age stuff looks
>like pretty vanilla court reporting - but the industry is almost certainly
>trying to pitch a long feature article along the lines of "Music Industry's
>Long Battle Against Bootlegs" or some such.

This raises another aspect of conflict of interest.  When the big industry 
groups runs very expensive paid ads in the same newspapers, isn't there a 
problem with confusion for the public?

Jan


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