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Old 11-06-2007, 04:40 PM
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PRINCE Threaten Legal Action Against His Largest Fan Sites

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This isn't metal but it does involve the battle between artists and the music industry... oh wait.. between an artist and his FANS?!? What the fuck?!?

[Prince's] lawyers have forced his three biggest internet fansites to remove all photographs, images, lyrics, album covers and anything linked to the artist's likeness. A legal letter asks the fansites to provide "substantive details of the means by which you propose to compensate our clients [Paisley Park Entertainment Group, NPG Records and AEG] for damages".
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Old 11-06-2007, 04:56 PM
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This isn't metal but it does involve the battle between artists and the music industry... oh wait.. between an artist and his FANS?!? What the fuck?!?

[Princes'] lawyers have forced his three biggest internet fansites to remove all photographs, images, lyrics, album covers and anything linked to the artist's likeness. A legal letter asks the fansites to provide "substantive details of the means by which you propose to compensate our clients [Paisley Park Entertainment Group, NPG Records and AEG] for damages".


Glad I held out on buying Purple Rain.
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Old 11-06-2007, 08:39 PM
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Glad I held out on buying Purple Rain.
I like his general approach to the powers in the industry but this one leaves me scratching my head. You don't go after your fans like he is.
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