The Electronic Frontier Foundation launched a campaign today urging the more than 60 million U.S. citizens who use file-sharing software to demand changes in copyright law to get artists paid and make file-sharing legal.
"Copyright law is out of step with the views of the American public and the reality of music distribution online," said EFF Executive Director Shari Steele. "Rather than trying to sue people into submission, we need to find a better alternative that gets artists paid while making file sharing legal."
read more to see their ad they're running in magazines like Spin, Blender and Computer Gaming World.
EFF's Let the Music Play campaign provides alternatives to the RIAA's litigation barrage, details EFF's efforts to defend peer-to-peer file sharing, and makes it easy for individuals to write members of Congress. EFF will also place advertisements about the "Let the Music Play" campaign in magazines such as Spin, Blender, Computer Gaming World, and PC Gamer.