The trade group releases a report card on Google that claims the Web giant's pledge to demote pirate sites "remains unfulfilled."
Google imposes an artificial limit on the amount of requests a copyright owner can make, which means the data it provides on infringing sites is off, the music industry group says.
Research that suggests torrent users spend more money on music than the average consumer has been branded by the RIAA as "misleading."
The No. 2 phone company, known for its reluctance to intervene in antipiracy cases, strikes an agreement to forward copyright notices on behalf of the music industry.
Subscription services such as Spotify and Rhapsody can tell their critics to put a clamp on it. In 2011, revenue jumped 13 percent to $241 million, even as overall music sales rose barely at all.
An earlier version of this report incorrectly stated that Jammie Thomas-Rasset acknowledged pirating. A judge concluded that Thomas-Rasset had lied about the possibility that her boyfriend and children were the ones that illegally uploaded songs to the Web.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit vacates a lower court's decision and rules that Thomas-Rasset, found by a judge to have lied about illegally uploading music, must pay the top four labels $222,000.
In an attempt to be intelligent or amusing or something, the RIAA tweets that, with Wikipedia dark today, students will get their facts straight.
RIAA disputes report of BitTorrent downloads from trade group IP addresses, but TorrentFreak shows they appear on downloading tracker search site.
Days after Google blocked a site that converts songs from YouTube music videos into MP3s, the RIAA again asks CNET to remove conversion software from Download.com.