MUSIC INDUSTRY REACHES NEW HEIGHTS
By Marc Freedman. The death throes
of a dinosaur are not a pretty sight. In the face of civil
disobedience (Napster and its ilk) the recording industry
resorted to the full power of their monopoly ... and more.
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RIAA LOBBYING FOR "BROADCAST FLAG"
ON STREAMING AUDIO
Insertion will to prevent them from
being recorded off of the Internet, satellite or cable broadcasts.
HOLLYWOOD'S PRIVATE WAR FOR SOCIAL CONTROL
“It seems that one of the highest
priorities for the Justice Department - behind that simple
task of securing America's Homeland - should be copyright
CARTE BLANCHE FOR HACKERS
Saddle up the posse. U.S. Rep. Berman’s
bill legalizes vigilantism.
ANTI-COUNTERFEITING BILL EXPANDED TO PROTECT
DIGITAL RIGHTS MANAGEMENT
SOUR NOTES. THE MUSIC INDUSTRY'S TACTICS
LIKE THE "WAR ON DRUGS"
"An expensive, protracted, apparently
ineffective and seemingly
misguided battle against a contraband that many suggest does
THE PROBLEM WITH MUSIC A&R TRAPS
Signing a band to a major label reminds
Steve Albini of a trench "filled with runny, decaying
SONGWRITER JANIS IAN FOLLOW-UP
She writes on the avalanche of support
and her proposal for
the music industry and the Internet.
AUSTRALIA FIGHTS PROPOSED US ENTERTAINMENT
"American movie, recording
and software executives could be prohibited from entering