Monday, December 12, 2005

Yo, Don't Share Song Lyrics If You Like Your Kneecaps

You know it's getting bad when an Onion parody is only barely a parody. It seems that at least one player in the music biz now actually wants to put people in jail for the heinous crime of posting lyrics on the Internet. See, 'cuz that's the job of the official Music Publishers Association -- get it, punk?

What's next, the guillotine for bar bands that perform cover songs? The chair for people who sing along to their car stereos? Isn't this kind of absurdity enough for everyone to admit that copyright law is rather seriously out of whack?