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Pirate Bay cordially accepts RIAA's quest for censorship

The RIAA is calling for search engines like Google and Bing to censor all links that lead to Web sites carrying illegally copyrighted material. The Pirate Bay thinks that's swell.

By June 6, 2012

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RIAA slams Google as not doing enough to fight piracy

The trade group releases a report card on Google that claims the Web giant's pledge to demote pirate sites "remains unfulfilled."

By February 21, 2013

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RIAA condemns research that shines positive light on pirates

Research that suggests torrent users spend more money on music than the average consumer has been branded by the RIAA as "misleading."

By November 14, 2012

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RIAA's sales numbers: A closer look

The music industry is betting big on cloud music and subscription services, but sales figures indicate that consumers will be a tough sell.

By July 11, 2011

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Correction: Appeals court sides with RIAA, Jammie Thomas owes $222,000

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.

By September 11, 2012

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Appeals court sides with RIAA, Jammie Thomas owes $222,000

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.

By September 11, 2012

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RIAA to CNET: Follow Google, nix video-to-MP3 conversions

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.

By June 21, 2012

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RIAA CEO Cary Sherman walks into tech 'lion's den'

Sherman showed some guts by making a presentation at the Personal Democracy Forum, a conference filled with RIAA-hating tech types. He got some laughs and the crowd was polite, but he's got a long way to go to change the thinking of many music fans.

By June 11, 2012

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RIAA: Google takedown numbers misleading

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.

By June 1, 2012

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Critics say feds, RIAA too closely linked in music site seizure

Records unsealed this week show the U.S. government couldn't produce evidence that Dajaz1.com violated copyright law even after a year, largely because authorities couldn't get it from music labels.

By May 4, 2012