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This page contains all the news items for the tag "Music" for the month of October 2011. To view all news items without being the current tag filter, please click here.

 

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White House Instrumental In Getting ISP Deal For RIAA/MPAA

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Freedom of Information request reveals emails that show the friendly relationship between the Obama administration and the lobbying arms of the music and movie industries, the RIAA and MPAA ... Read more ...
Oct
17
2011



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DRM May Cause Music Piracy, Researchers Say, And Low Piracy Rates May Hurt Profits

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A new research paper by professors from Rice University and Duke University says that DRM may actually be increasing music piracy rates, and that lower piracy rates sometimes corresponds with lower revenue ... Read more ...
Oct
9
2011



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Piracy Not The Biggest Threat, Says Miramax, Netflix Chiefs, Digital Monopolies Are

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Miramax's CEO and Netflix chief content officer warn the movie industry that they need to embrace innovation and competition, or the industry will face the same fate as the music industry ... Read more ...
Oct
6
2011



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Canada's DMCA, Ripping Now Illegal, "notice-and-notice", And Hollywood Is Happy

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Canada is set to reform its copyright laws, to bring in US style anti-circumvention rules which would take away existing consumer rights when it comes to copying and backing up copy protected content they've legally purchased ... Read more ...
Oct
1
2011