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Once again, the RIAA shows how easy it is to infringe on copyrights

One of the regular claims from the major labels and their representative groups, like the RIAA and BPI, is that copyright infringement is serious business, and everyone “knows” when copyright is being infringed. They always seem to brush off any claims…  …

American music industry reports ‘flat’ 2012 sales

US music industry sales held nearly steady in 2012 as gains from digital subscription services offset further declines in physical disc sales, an industry survey showed Wednesday. Overall recorded music sales revenues for 2012 were $7.1 billion, down 0.9 percent, after a slight increase in 2011, according to data from…

1.5-million-dollar verdict in US music piracy case

Jammie Thomas-Rasset, a single mother of four, was found liable by a jury on Wednesday of copyright infringement for using KaZaA peer-to-peer file-sharing network to download the songs over the Internet. She was ordered to pay 62,500 dollars for each of the 24 songs, a total of 1.5 million dollars.…

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