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Obama appoints third RIAA lawyer to the US DOJ

Now we know why RIAA was backing off.

| Posted: Feb 5, 2009 7:00 pm

Well, it looks like President Obama has appointed another RIAA sock puppet to the US Department of Justice.

 

During the presidential race concerns were raised that Joe Biden (Now US Vice President) was very much in the pocket of the MPAA and the RIAA. It seems those concerns are now bearing fruit.

 

The latest appointment is Donald Verrilli who is the leach, um I mean lawyer that helped RIAA win $220,000 from a single mother. He will be given the post of Associate Deputy Attorney General. Verrilli's other accomplishments include pulling the plug on Grokster and suing Google on behalf of Viacom.

 

This is the latest in a string of RIAA lawyers that Obama has put into the DOJ.

 

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