Is The RIAA Lawsuit Acting As Free Advertising For The XM Inno Device?

from the could-be... dept

We don't normally pay much attention to product reviews around here, because that's not our thing. However, with the Washington Post putting up a glowing review of the Pioneer Inno device for XM subscribers, you have to wonder if the RIAA's lawsuit against XM (which they had promised they wouldn't do) is having the opposite effect. It's another Streisand Effect situation, where a product that many of us never would have paid attention to gets a lot more publicity. If anything, the RIAA's decision to sue over this device probably alerted many more people about how XM was offering such a useful gadget.
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    Devin, 22 May 2006 @ 3:16am


    It certainly is, I'm not sure why the RIAA can't figure this out. (Actually I'm pretty sure it's because they're stupid judging by them thinking their business model still works) A good portion of the time when they start suiing mass public hasn't even heard of them yet. Then they get a huge surge of traffic when the mass media starts carrying the story.

    As a person who hasn't bought into the whole satelite radio yet I'm considering getting this just because it pisses off the RIAA.

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