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Source link: http://archive.mises.org/6822/will-elevator-owners-be-targeted-next/

Will Elevator Owners be Targeted Next?

July 9, 2007 by

While you might not be a fan of mellow saxophones playing in various elevators, you may have read about the copyright establishment suing dentist offices over unlicensed use of music in the waiting room.

And you have seen how hosting a Super Bowl party can result in lawsuits for using TVs that are illegally large.

Now this IP regime is targeting coffee shops and have stooped to a new low:

A restaurant owner who doesn’t even offer live music was approached for payment for having the TV on while the Monday Night Football theme played.

At least these shrewd lawyers are not conflating piracy with terrorism

See also: Is Intellectual Property the Key to Success?

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