Posts Tagged: recording industry


RIAA, UK recording industry groups file copyright suit against YouTube-mp3

The plaintiffs allege that defendants YouTube-mp3 and its owner/operater, German citizen Philip Matesanz, facilitate the infringement of copyrighted sound recordings by offering a service that “rapidly …
By Steve Brachmann
4 years ago 3

Digital Music Reseller Partners with Apple iTunes and Artists

Those who have followed the digital music wars over the years no doubt recall the battles between the Recording Industry and various MP3 file sharing websites. Through …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 1

Recording Industry Victory in Usenet File Sharing Case

The recording industry has scored gold in its court battle with Usenet, which advertises itself as a massive online file sharing community. See: Arista Records v. Usenet, 07 …
By Lisa Fantino
11 years ago 3

Michael Jackson and the Beatles Copyrights

By now you should have all heard about Michael Jackson’s death. Although it is tragic that such a pop icon could die at such a young …
By Renee C. Quinn
11 years ago 21

RIAA Challenges Copyright Hearing Broadcast

While it seems on one hand that the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is standing down its enforcement efforts, there are several reasons to wonder whether …
By Gene Quinn
12 years ago 0

The RIAA Ends Music Download War

Yesterday the Wall Street Journal reported that the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) fired MediaSentry, the Recording company it used to help it gather evidence for …
By Gene Quinn
12 years ago 2