Essays Tagged: "association of america"

Emergence of Violence in American Cinema

stand violence in film it is first wise to understand the MPAA. Founded in 1922, The Motion Picture Association of America's home page on the World Wide Web explains it like this, "we are the trade as ...

(6 pages) 333 4 4.6 Aug/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Napster Alternatives

e music industry.Since practically its birth Napster has been harassed by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). RIAA claims that Napster has committed copyright infringement of arti ...

(4 pages) 91 0 3.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Downloading music. Persuasive essay that agrees downloading music is right and shouldn't be restricted.

ld the files and they originally belonged to the users, it was difficult for the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) to file a case against them. Eventually, at Napster's peak in 2001, it ...

(3 pages) 520 3 4.1 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The Right to Download Music -persuasive essay to convince it's okay to download music, includes lots of statistics

In September of 2003, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) filed 261 lawsuits against computer users. This was the beginning of t ...

(4 pages) 323 1 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Sharing is Caring

Music has always been the world's universal form of communication. The Recording Industry Association of America implies that "it touches every person of every culture on the globe to the tu ...

(5 pages) 112 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

E-Business Ethics

This paper explores the ethics illustrated by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and the people who download music from the Internet. It focuses on dis ... nable ethics, in challenging this technology rather than embracing it.ProblemThe Recording Industry Association of America alleges that pirated music and video is costing the industry millions of doll ... lly impossible to hold a single entity responsible for these activities.The RIAA and Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) have attempted several tactics to stop this piracy. They realized that ...

(7 pages) 339 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

R. I. A. A. stands for Ruthless Ignorant and Avaricious. An expository essay on the music business and what threatens it.

their own download sites? These cases were made possible by none other than the Recording Industry Association of America, which represents the five major record labels, Sony, EMI, UMG, Time Warner, ... y time a copy is made, a sale is lost," said Gary Shapiro, a spokesman for the Consumer Electronics Association.Blank CDs cost roughly ten cents, and ninety additional cents to encode music and place ...

(2 pages) 49 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Should We Be Limiting Explicit Lyrics In Music?

has actually been on a steady decrease. Hillary Rosen, president and CEO of the Recording Industry Association of America stands behind that information. She asserts that the Parental Advisory Progra ...

(3 pages) 39 0 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Argumentitive Essay on the RIAA/File-Sharing Controversy

ers who saw the potential consequences of such an act.In the last few years, the Recording Industry Association of America has observed a decline in CD sales. Instead of chalking it up to a national e ...

(2 pages) 73 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

Brain Trauma

United States. That is at least one traumatic brain injury occurring every 21 seconds (Brain Injury Association of America, 2003). Major causes of traumatic brain injury are: transportation rel ... sports and recreation. falls. violence. shaken-baby syndrome.(Brain Injury Association of America, 2003)Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is defined in terms of open and closed hea ...

(4 pages) 61 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Traumatic Brain Injuries

United States. That is at least one traumatic brain injury occurring every 21 seconds (Brain Injury Association of America, 2003). Major causes of traumatic brain injury are:transportation related inc ... oarding, and skooter riding.sports and recreation.falls.violence.shaken-baby syndrome.(Brain Injury Association of America, 2003)Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is defined in terms of open and closed hea ...

(5 pages) 82 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Listening to a Monster

sue their own artists, or just plain sell music, they must get their money. The Recording Industry Association of America, or RIAA is guilty of deliberately reducing the variety of music, price gougi ...

(5 pages) 45 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Organizational Trends Paper

regulators, more companies are ramping up ethics training programs for executives and employees. An association of America's top corporate leaders announced plans to launch a business ethics institute ... is is one of the reason formal codes of ethics, developed by many business organizations, and trade associations are popular today.In order to make an ethical decision one must look outside the box of ...

(4 pages) 337 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Should Downloading Music Be Illegal - Piracy Essay

ed from the truth. We are not the criminals, they are.Who are "They" you ask?The Recording Industry Association of America, known as the RIAA, was established in 1952 for the sole purpose of improving ... RIAA are given a mere 15% royalty cut, leaving the rest for none other than the Recording Industry Association of America. When you buy that 20 dollar CD, only $3 is going to the artist, leaving the ...

(5 pages) 168 1 5.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

CD Burning & Copyright Law

net has access to downloading movies and music (illegally) for "free". The RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) has fought back with investigations and lawsuits on those who download and s ...

(4 pages) 35 1 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Professional Golf Today

y Two highly competitive tours of today are the PGA and the EPGA. The Professional Golfer's Association of America has become one of the largest growing tours in the world. Every competitor is ... GA events are mostly Americans, but some are from various parts of the globe. The European Golfer's Association is the other largest professional golf tour. This tour contains a few Americans, but mos ...

(3 pages) 6 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Censorship

ze how much it has grown to an explicite level in the past 30 years. In 1990 the Recording Industry Association of America decided to prevent kids under the age of 18 of buying explicit music.This was ... big hit since the early 1900's. The censorship of films is moslty contributed by the Motion Picture Association of America and international The Motion Picture Association. The MPAA was founded in 192 ...

(6 pages) 29 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Progressive Era

e. People formed private groups such as the American League for Civic Improvement or the Playground Association of America. Also unlike most movements, instead of one major group of people being the s ... ent was progress, America heading in the right direction. Cleaning up the slums, organizing private associations to help the weaker, less fortunate of the nation, lessen the gap between the rich and p ...

(4 pages) 60 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Napster

more than 24 hours its illegal, if you have it less than 24 hours its not. The Recording Industry Association of America has taken several lawsuits against companies and colleges such as napster, Un ...

(1 pages) 330 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Internet File Sharing Programs

cations, many lawsuits have been filed against them. Organizations including the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) have sued the cre ... les of food, perfume and other retail items. A survey by Yankelovich Partners for the Digital Media Association found that about half the music fans in the United States turn to look for artists they ...

(8 pages) 37 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers