Posts Tagged ‘RIAA’

DRM Is Dead, but Watermarks Will Live Forever

The former opinion comes straight from the RIAA, the latter is mine.
In a piece that we published today, I interviewed executives from Sub Pop, Definitive Jux, and Nasty Little Man, and music writers Jessica Hopper and Douglas Wolk about the state of music reviewing and copyright protections.
If you've never reviewed a copyright-protected promo, imagine the [...]

Swedish Pirates Slapped With Jail Sentence

Pirates on the high seas have been stealing headlines lately, holding captains hostage and attacking their ships. But today, music industry execs struck a potentially fatal blow against e-piracy.
A Swedish court sentenced Frederik Neij, Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, Carl Lundstrom and Peter Sunde–founders of the peer-to-peer (P2P) search engine/BitTorrent tracker site The Pirate Bay–to a year [...]