This is topic Just what you should do when you have a PR problem! in forum Karp Park at The Azure Heights Forum.
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Posted by Rolken (Member # 7) on 01-10-2004, 12:56 AM:
Send out troops!
Well, ok, I know they don't care about PR anyway since people'll buy Evanescence and Matchbox 20 regardless. But man, is this lousy and underhanded.
Edit: Here's some choice bits for the tl;dr krew.
"Even as it suffers setbacks in the courtroom, the RIAA has over the last 18 months built up a national staff of ex-cops to crack down on people making and selling illegal CDs in the hood."
"With all the trappings of a police team, including pink incident reports that, among other things, record a vendorís height, weight, hair and eye color, the RIAA squad can give those busted the distinct impression theyíre tangling with minions of Johnny Law instead of David Geffen."
[ 01-10-2004, 12:57 AM: Message edited by: Rolken ]
Posted by ceoalex316 (Member # 338) on 01-10-2004, 01:12 AM:
People in the hood donít have the money to buy a real CD. And they are the only ones that will buy a real CD out of respect to the artist.
And Iím not worried, since I donít like to leave the house. Iím never gonna buy from a bootlegger when I can just DL from my home. Sucks that the library does not have some delivery service to my house, then Iíd read books more often.
Posted by MK (Member # 1445) on 01-10-2004, 01:43 AM:
That is SO gay... they're making themselves look bad... erm, worse...
Posted by IceHawk78 (Member # 1699) on 01-10-2004, 01:22 PM:
"They tried to scare me," Borrayo said. "They told me, ĎYouíre a pirate!í I said, ĎCímon, guys, pirates are all at sea. I just work in a parking lot.í "
Posted by FlameBait (Member # 235) on 01-10-2004, 02:16 PM:
When I have trouble with PR, I just make my monster grow.
Posted by Jman (Member # 618) on 01-11-2004, 06:01 PM:
I'm getting a headache!