The MPA (Music Publishers Association) announced yesterday that they are now going after sites that post song lyrics on the internet. Why in the world would they do that? The number one use for those sites is to look up a snippet of a song you heard on the radio so you can find out who sings it so you can buy the album. If you force all of the lyric sites to shut down, how will people find out who performs a song so they can buy it? I realize that the lyrics to songs are copyrighted, and if the industry really wants to shut down all of the lyric sites, they have the right to pursue it, but come on. Talk about shooting yourself in the foot. This has to be the dumbest business decision I’ve seen in a long, long time.

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