Essays Tagged: "Recording Industry Association of America"

Napster Alternatives

oversies amongst the 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 i ... for copyright infringement and is asking for $100 million in damages. The suit also represented 18 recording labels" (Meehan 7).There are two distinct opposing viewpoints on Napster. "Napster is ...

(4 pages) 91 0 3.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

MP3 Controversy.

ctively and easily is a controversial issue that has created a huge stir in the music industry. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is furious at the fact that millions of people arou ... artist can sell it, copy it, give it away, and perform it. In 1992, Congress passed the Audio Home Recording Act (AHRA). This law allows you to make your own copies, as long as you have bought the or ...

(6 pages) 317 1 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

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

e Napster didn't hold 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 ...

(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 ...

(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 ... ouches every person of every culture on the globe to the tune of $40 billion annually, and the U.S. recording industry accounts for fully one-third of that market" (RIAA). As technology rapidly increa ... G Layer 3 encoding (MP3) and the peer-to-peer (P2P) networks present a challenge to the traditional recording and distribution methods of music. MP3 is the fastest growing file format on the internet ...

(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 ... sures, with questionable ethics, in challenging this technology rather than embracing it.ProblemThe Recording Industry Association of America alleges that pirated music and video is costing the indust ... exaggerate the effect on sales by piracy. "After keeping the figure rather quiet for two years, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) says the industry released around 27,000 titles in ...

(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.

ere sued for owning 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, ... se, the Record Label. And after reimbursing the record companies for the advances they received for recording, independent promoters, tour support, living expenses, equipment, CD packaging, album artw ...

(2 pages) 49 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Should We Be Limiting Explicit Lyrics In Music?

violence in America 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 Paren ...

(3 pages) 39 0 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Argumentitive Essay on the RIAA/File-Sharing Controversy

ia. The act was controversial from the start; drawing tremendous support from the entertainment and recording industries (RIAA), yet heavily criticized by academics, organizations, and others who saw ... anizations, and others 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 ...

(2 pages) 73 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

Listening to a Monster

ndependent artists, 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 ...

(5 pages) 45 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Should Downloading Music Be Illegal - Piracy Essay

e have been concealed 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 p ... ic formats, including what became to be known as the cassette and the Compact Disc. Since 1952, the Recording Industry has grown into a much larger, more powerful monopoly, and now handles the patents ...

(5 pages) 168 1 5.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

CD Burning & Copyright Law

access to the internet 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 ... describes this crime as online piracy, which is "the unauthorized uploading of a copyrighted sound recording and making it available to the public, or downloading a sound recording from an Internet s ...

(4 pages) 35 1 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Censorship

music as they realize 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 expl ... ularly rap music artists. "They are being exploited and it is a shame," said Gilreath, who said the recording industry's current labeling system has become a marketing device. "A child looking for har ...

(6 pages) 29 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Napster And MP3's

wing concerns about digital music, increasing numbers of record companies continue to side with the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) against the claims made toward the software company ... for their own enjoyment, meaning noncommercial use. Congress has even declared, in the Audio Home Recording Act of 1992, that it is legal to make recordings and lend them out to people, provided it ...

(4 pages) 33 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Napster

at having mp3 files 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 ...

(1 pages) 330 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Internet File Sharing Programs

sers of these applications, many lawsuits have been filed against them. Organizations including the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA ...

(8 pages) 37 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Untitled

ceive the music for free. Napster has caused major controversy throughout the music industry. " The recording Industry association of America is suing Napster, claiming it allows users to make illegal ... onal tool that can help ratios become known (Metallica). Some people look as Napster as helping the recording industry. 'A chorus of studies show that Napster users buy more records as a result of usi ...

(3 pages) 8 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Napster

were to disappear. Well this could very well happen. Napster is trying to be shut down by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) for copyright infringement. The RIAA is bringing up a cas ...

(3 pages) 8 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Test Essay

NAPSTER VS. THE RECORDING INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA Napster versus The Recording Industry Association of Ameri ... op executives of this company have 45+ years experience in intellectual property matters and in the recording industry. This combined experience in the industry they are exploiting provides them with ... er continued to conduct business using the current operating procedures. As of October 1, 2001, the Recording Industry Association of America, plaintiffs in this case, is entitled to judgment on their ...

(2 pages) 352 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

MBA560 UOP ENTERPRISE RISK Legal Concepts Worksheet

cilitated this was Napster. The legal battle to protect copyright was focused on the efforts of the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) to challenge Napster. Though the RIAA won its case ... video creations and some music are now being patented. A case in point is this update on the music recording industry. "Bob Dylan is busy with his radio program "Theme Time Radio Hour" heard on XM Ra ...

(3 pages) 138 0 0.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management