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yeah
What
(, Wed 9 May 2012, 9:55, archived)
you seen that the beasties have been slapped with a lawsuit?
nasty timing :(
(, Wed 9 May 2012, 9:56, archived)
really?
what for?
(, Wed 9 May 2012, 9:58, archived)
it sounds like a load of bollocks
they're being sued for using samples of other tracks on paul's boutique and one of their other albums

however, the law that prohibits this wasn't passed until after the albums were released *belms*

/edit: www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/08/beastie-boys-lawsuit-pauls-boutique_n_1500901.html?ncid=edlinkusaolp00000003
(, Wed 9 May 2012, 10:00, archived)
looks like bollocks to me too,
i can't imagine it'll do any real damage to them.
(, Wed 9 May 2012, 10:07, archived)
the riaa ruined sampling when they stopped allowing college samples

(, Wed 9 May 2012, 10:12, archived)