The RIAA Is Suddenly A Fan Of Ratings

from the funny-how-that-works dept

It really wasn’t that long ago at all that the music industry fought as hard as possible to resist the idea of putting movie-like ratings on their music. They wanted to make sure that anyone could buy whatever music they wanted, no matter how bad the language. So, isn’t it just a bit amusing to hear that, suddenly, they’re all for labeling digital music so that that parents can have “effective” filters for their kids? Yeah, right. As Ernest Miller points out, this is an incredibly obvious attempt at pitching parents on one more reason they should stop their kids from using Kazaa. What’s annoying about this, is that the one group of people they’re likely to convince that this is a good idea is the politicians.

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