RIAA Circling The Drain?
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has reportedly issued pink slips to 50 staffers so far this year. Although, the music trade organization refuses to comment on the layoffs, it appears that this could be the beginning of the end for the ineffective, and much maligned, organization.
The RIAA which made its living from harassing file-traders and suing 12 year-old girls on welfare may be on its last legs. With the major labels fighting to stay afloat, it seams that feeding money into an organization that has achieved absolutely nothing for the past 8 years may not be such a good idea.
Maybe the RIAA should apply for temporary security positions at Wal-Mart for Black Friday. The staffers at the RIAA certainly have a good idea on what it must feel like to try and stop a mob of crazed shoppers who are trying to get something for free…