353 Results for

riaa

Article

Streaming music swiping sales from music downloads

Revenue for digital music held steady in the first half of the year, but streaming services appeared to get richer at the expense of downloads, according to data from the RIAA.

By September 26, 2014

Article

Record labels join movie studios in suing MegaUpload, Dotcom

RIAA lawsuit accuses the defunct file-sharing service of "massive copyright infringement" of music.

By April 10, 2014

Article

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

Article

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

Article

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

Article

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

Article

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

Article

Pandora calls artist royalties flap an orchestrated 'lie'

Co-founder Tim Westergren charges the RIAA with running a "misinformation campaign" and denies lobbying for an 85 percent reduction in artist royalties.

By June 26, 2013

Article

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

Article

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