TechCrunch Accuses RIAA of Hypocrisy Over Anti-Piracy Stance

Friday, February 10th, 2012
TechCrunch has uncovered something weird at Vevo lately. You see, VEVO (which is prominently found on YouTube) is jointly owned by some of the biggest recording industries in its quest to keep its music videos to themselves. You probably have heard how the Recording Industry Association of America has attacked customers and companies accused of file-sharing, even deleting viral videos on YouTube simply because th

Record Companies Demand LimeWire to Pay $75 Trillion for Damages

Friday, March 25th, 2011
The recording companies suing the file sharing website LimeWire estimated that the amount the site should pay for damage is between US$400 billion and $75 trillion. That amount is more than the GDP of all countries in the world. Such demands are nothing new to the recording industry, who feel that their sales slump is caused by rampant illegal downloads. The RIAA has also sued a mother of four from Minnesota for