Subject:

Recording Industry Association of America

  • Music

    July 12, 2012
  • Blogs

    August 19, 2011

    Artists like Springsteen and Dylan can start applying to regain copyrights of 1978 recordings

    ​When copyright law was revised in 1976, there was a provision that gave artists control of their work after 35 years, provided they applied two years in advance. The law didn't go into effect until 1978, but now artists like Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, Tom Waits and Loretta Lynn can start a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2010

    $16 million to recover $391,000: The RIAA just blew a lot cash. Here's ten more of the industry's greatest wastes

    [via Flickr]​Last week, it was revealed the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) spent $16 million to recover $391,000 from lawsuits involving peer-to-peer file sharing. No, we didn't print that backwards; you don't need to adjust your screen -- they really did waste that much mone ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2010

    Court cuts peer-to-peer file sharing penalty by a factor of ten

    ​Back in college, perhaps you found yourself loading up Kazaa and Limewire after a drunken night of revelry, trying desperately to find a copy of "Man! I Feel Like a Woman," before passing out at your desk, not realizing you were sharing an entire library of music the whole time. If you manage ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2008
  • Music

    June 14, 2007
  • Blogs

    April 13, 2007

    Spin Master

    As part of the Denver National Convention brouhaha in town yesterday, Howard Dean announced the convention committee’s leadership team. It’s a powerful, experienced bunch, including Leah Daughtry, Dean’s chief of staff, as the convention’s CEO. The list also includes Jenni Engebretsen as dep ... More >>

  • Music

    March 8, 2007

    Home Stand

    A decline in sales forces Suburban Home Records to scale back.

  • Music

    May 5, 2005

    The Beatdown

    A NARAS board gets the 411 on the RIAA.

  • Music

    January 29, 2004

    The Beatdown

    For your ears only: You can listen to the music, but by God, dont share it.

  • Music

    October 30, 2003

    The Beatdown

    Kiss me, Im a rock star -- at least for one night.

  • Music

    September 18, 2003

    The Beatdown

    The music industry is in a shambles, but Suburban Home is celebrating independence day.

  • Music

    May 29, 2003

    Consumer Aborts

    Don't look for DJ Spooky's new CD in his slot at the record store. It's not for sale.

  • News

    November 7, 2002

    Internet Interruption

    Web-radio legislation gets tangled in politics.

  • News

    October 17, 2002

    Cyber Slams

    A local college student is on a one-man mission to attack lousy radio.

  • Culture

    August 8, 2002

    Do the Math

    The music industry says online piracy's killing the biz. A UTD prof says it ain't.

  • News

    May 2, 2002

    Digital Dilemma

    Will new royalty fees kill Web radio?

  • Music

    March 28, 2002

    Bang to Hype

    At SXSW, it's all about the buzz, not the Buzz Band.

  • Music

    December 20, 2001

    Industrial Revolution

    Napster's gone, but the record industry's copyright woes aren't.

  • News

    June 21, 2001

    Radio Rumble

    Clear Channel takes on all comers, including the largest ratings service in the country.

  • Culture

    November 9, 2000

    Ransom Notes

    Can one man convince millions of people to pay for their free music?

  • Music

    October 5, 2000

    Backwash

    Lawyers rock and roll.

  • Music

    August 3, 2000

    Backwash

    The downfall of Napster is wussifying the Web.

  • Music

    May 25, 2000

    Backwash

    Jello does a shot on the latest local-music compilation.

  • Music

    August 26, 1999

    MP3's Company

    The hottest digital audio format -- and Web site -- on the Net is changing the way local bands view the future.

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