Forget the Fourth Amendment, Fellas: We're the RIAA


When fascism comes to America, it will come wrapped in annoying CD stickers and waving a Grammy:

Soon to be joined by the CD squad.

Frustrated for years by rampant piracy, the recording industry is pushing California's lawmakers to approve legislation that would allow warrantless searches of companies that press copies of compact discs and DVDs.

The Recording Industry Assn. of America, in effect, wants to give law enforcement officials the power to enter manufacturing plants without notice or court orders to check that discs are legitimate and carry legally required identification marks.