Tag Archives: Recording Industry Association of America

More RIAA Suits A-flying, More Lawyers A-leaping

By | December 4, 2003

 The Recording Industry Association of America Inc is not letting up. IDG News reports that the RIAA is firing off a new wave of lawsuits and lawsuit-notification letters to users alleged to have illegally distributed significant amounts of copyright-protected music files online.   The group is filing 41 new lawsuits and sending 90 lawsuit-notification letters this week, adding… Read More »

News: The MP3 Party Is Over?

By | November 10, 2003

 CNN reports that more than a million households deleted all the digital music files they had saved on their PCs in August, a sign that the record industry’s anti-piracy tactics are hitting home. It quoted research company NPD Group as crediting the ongoing anti-piracy campaign by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and said publicity about the… Read More »

News: Software To Stop You Being Sued

By | September 19, 2003

From the Why Not Make A Buck From All This Stuff Dept comes software that warns you if your computer is being used to download music the RIAA may sue you over. SecureTunes works by disabling specific features of file sharing programs installed on your PC.     It also provides detailed reports on the file sharing activity… Read More »

News: Another Shot In The Foot For The RIAA

By | September 10, 2003

 The RIAA PR dept may not like this, but then again, they must have been pretty busy the past coupla months: The New York Post reports that The Recording Industry Association of America is suing a 12-year-old New York City girl.   Brianna LaHara was among 261 people sued for copying thousands of songs via popular Internet file-sharing… Read More »

Update: An RIAA Amnesty?

By | September 8, 2003

 Associated Press reports that the Recording Industry Association of America, which has promised to file hundreds of infringement lawsuits across the U.S. as early as this week, may announce an amnesty program for people who admit they illegally share music files across the Internet, promising not to sue them in exchange for their admission and pledge to delete… Read More »