Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 24th Mar 2009 10:45 UTC
Legal We always try to avoid politics like the plague here on OSNews, but sometimes, it's hard to avoid it. Take the case of Joel Tenenbaum, who could be liable for over 1 million USD if the Recording Industry Association of America gets its way. While many hoped for a change of pace when it comes to these matters, Barack Obama's Department of Justice has squarely sided with the RIAA.
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As in the case of Clinton before him, who was no foreign-policy dove, people will eventually wake up to the fact that Obama is just a politician, subject to the same pressures that any politician has to face from lobbyists and sectional interests. All these people will have to say to him now is "support us or see jobs go", and bang, you have Obama on your side, since no President in the current climate could afford to run the risk of having been part of a further decline in US fortunes.

And besides, there are things like this:

Who are the many that hoped for change here? Methinks they were fooling themselves.

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