4chan members hit back at the MPAA and RIAA with a co-ordinated e-protest, knocking their sites offline for hours. Is this the protest of the future?
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AT&T and Comcast are expected to be among a group of ISPs that will cooperate with the music industry in battling illegal file sharing.
The RIAA using Internet Service Providers to hunt down IP "pirates" are going to do it without search warrants. There is no way for the RIAA or any other copyright owner to know when piracy is going on without subverting the privacy of the ISP customer.
Does anyone really believe the RIAA when they tell us that 'the sky is falling' from rampant piracy?Just last year, the recording industry, was trying to strong-arm Apple into raising its base price for it's entire DRM-protected music library.
North Carolina State University's Student Legal Services Department has advised students to push back on the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) as they offer them settlement deals on piracy suits. The group has been sending notices to universities and requesting that these notices be forwarded to offending students based on IP-related information provided to the schools.
Organizations send letters to 40 universities, urgently asking them to curtail illegal file sharing on their school networks.
The record label group's biggest wave of song-swapping lawsuits yet targets more than 500 computer users--but the filings don't say who they are.
The Recording Industry Association of America is asking Congress to earmark additional funds for anti-piracy law enforcement efforts, saying that the number of arrests for copyright crimes has skyrocketed over the course of a year.
Music site takes advantage of legal grey area to allow large-scale music piracy, RIAA claims
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