Mike Rugnetta

@mikerugnetta

My name is Mike. I play guitar and touch computers.

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1740 days ago

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hermionedanger 1716 days ago

ASCAP is not speaking for us musicians. This is about making money, not protecting us.

NeroSchwarz 1720 days ago

Royalty collection societies are government-licensed price-fixing cartels. FUD = self protection.

heyaudy 1720 days ago

Is the FSF next?

kerrin 1732 days ago

Why are the ASCAP spreading such lies. I for one have contacted them letting my views known.

winterstream 1733 days ago

"the ultimate loser will be the music consumer". Their altruism is a little insincere.

carlosjohn 1735 days ago

Is the truth that EFF and Creative Commons "simply" do not want to pay for the use of music?

lol, who wrote this??

Gopindra 1736 days ago

These groups (EFF, Creative Commons, etc.) are actually empowering copyright holders to freely distribute media under terms of their choosing. These groups are making no claims over material that ASCAP holds rights to. Total FUD. . .

ornitorrinco 1738 days ago

FUD part 1

_brant 1739 days ago

Technology employs many more people than music or hollywood - and with better jobs too.

be_seeing_you 1739 days ago

ASCAP, MPAA, RIAA is about protecting the distribution channel, not the artists, composers, etc.

BFIrrera 1739 days ago

This is such bullshit...

colindean 1739 days ago

oh, they made a funny

Ivoryblossum 1740 days ago

what are they worried about? Congress belongs to Hollywood