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Spitzer subpoenas majors

The NY Times is reporting that Eliot Spitzer has set his sights on payola in the music industry. A brief excerpt: “The new scrutiny comes at an inconvenient time for the major record companies, which have been pressing federal and state law enforcement officials to shut pirate CD manufacturers and the unimpeded flow of copyrighted music online… Mr. Spitzer might proceed on the ground that broadcasters’ dealings with middlemen severely limit the opportunities available to those artists who cannot afford to hire them.”


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