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6/24/2004

Sorry about the price-fixing. Here’s a bunch of washed-up crap that we accounted for at price-fixed values…

Filed under: — site admin @ 4:09 pm

Showing more of a sense of humor than anyone may have been willing to give member companies of the Recording Industry Association of America credit for, the bevy of albums distributed as part of a multi-million dollar settlement (in which the defendants admitted no wrong-doing, of course…) of a class action suit over CD price-fixing contained numerous albums rich with explicit content and complete schlock.

Executives at Capitol Records must have had a good laugh at being able to dump thousands of copies of Meredith Brooks’ Blurring the Edges on school districts in lieu of having to A) find a suitably large landfill and B) stop ripping customers off left and right with merchandise at oligopolistically determined prices.

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