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Petty earns writing credit for Sam Smith's 'Stay With Me'

NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Petty has earned a writing credit on Sam Smith’s megahit “Stay With Me” for its similarities to his song “I Won’t Back Down.” 366 more words

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The Music Industry’s Fight Against Napster – Part 3: The Trial

On December 6, 1999, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) sued the first file sharing platform Napster for copyright infringment. This was the start of a still ongoing campaign against file-sharing and related practises. 2,317 more words

File Sharing

isoHunt Founder: Piracy is A Convenience and Access Problem.

And here’s my tip to industry associations like the MPAA and RIAA for continued relevance in this Internet age, possibly for everyone’s benefits. Become standards bodies for programmatic APIs over media rights, metadata and micro-transaction details. 101 more words

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The Music Industry's Fight Against Napster - Part 2: The "War of Expertise"

On December 6, 1999, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) sued the first file sharing platform Napster for copyright infringment. This was the start of a still ongoing campaign against file-sharing and related practises. 2,003 more words

Music File Sharing

Play Nice

December 7, 1999: The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) files a lawsuit against Napster. The company was founded by John Fanning, Shawn Fanning, and Sean Parker as a peer-to-peer file sharing internet service which emphasized audio files stored in an MP3 format. 601 more words

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