RIAA

piracy

The Music Industry Asks US Government to Make 'Unauthorized Streaming' a Felony

The RIAA has also renewed calls for the government to consider 'website blocking' and filtering to stop music piracy.
Karl Bode
11.29.18
taylor swift

Internet Radio Copyright Is Bad and Dumb: A Comprehensive Explainer

Why Pandora just paid the RIAA $90 million.
Sarah Jeong
10.27.15
Apple Music

The Music Industry Sued Aurous, the Popcorn Time for Music, Hours After Release

While like Popcorn Time in every other way, the RIAA says it pulled from illegal Russian filesharing sites instead of BitTorrent.
Clinton Nguyen
10.14.15
short circuit

Streaming Music Revenue Tops $1 Billion for First Time

Streaming music services like Spotify are making up for the decline in iTunes downloads.
Kari Paul
9.22.15
Music

Music Industry Begs BitTorrent to Fight Piracy

Battle of the brands.
Nicholas Deleon
8.5.15
Music

How the Music Industry Finally Sunk Grooveshark

Once again, a business operating in a legal grey area is brought down by its founders' sloppiness.
Jason Koebler
9.30.14
Power

Barely Anyone Bothered to Have Their 'Six Strikes' Piracy Cases Reviewed

And even fewer—just 47 people in the country—won the fight.
Jason Koebler
5.28.14
Motherboard Blog

Copyright Takedown Requests to Google Have Doubled Since Last Year

The search giant received 6.5 million requests to remove links to copyright-violating material during week of November 18, 2013.
Ben Richmond
12.2.13
Motherboard Blog

Next on the Recording Industry's Hit List: Bitcoin

A new way to play whack-a-mole with media pirates.
Meghan Neal
11.4.13
Motherboard Blog

Wale Will Be Encased in Carbonite: The Imaginary Future of Record Industry Rules, Post-Jay Z

We travelled into the future, not to buy a sports almanac and become billionaires, but to observe the evolution of the RIAA. Here are our findings.
Bauce Sauce
7.18.13
Motherboard Blog

Does the RIAA Know When It's Been Beat?

Skyrocketing copyright takedown requests don't seem to be doing the trick.
Meghan Neal
6.1.13
pirate bay

What Are You Going to Do with Your Anti-Piracy Six Strikes?

Now you BitTorrent users will receive six "strikes" before your internet provider can punish you.
Derek Mead
2.25.13
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