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RIAA Alternatives
"...free advertising for musicians worldwide. Whatever the truth, the RIAA and the labels themselves have gone to great lengths..."

Jan. 31, 2003 Music Feature by Michael Chamy

Work for Hire
The RIAA amends a copyright law that labels "sound recordings" as "work for hire" thus robbing most musicians of right to their masters.
"...the request of the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), which unfortunately wasn't alerting people to what they were..."

Aug. 25, 2000 Music Feature by Michael Bertin

I Want My MP3s
The rise and demise of Austin's once dominant file-sharing service, Audiogalaxy
"...reached a legal settlement, it was after months of RIAA demands and attempts on the part of Audiogalaxy to..."

Jan. 31, 2003 Music Feature by Michael Chamy

After Napster Part 2
Does having your music free online bring more or less cash?
"...Still, the RIAA went after Napster, because as it claimed in a..."

Aug. 24, 2001 Music Feature by Michael Bertin

Imagine
The music business in a post-911 world
"...the major labels, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) also took the opportunity to add some more opportunistic..."

Nov. 30, 2001 Music Feature by Michael Bertin

Publish and Perish
"...its bringing together of the Recording Industry of America (RIAA), another organization with a four-letter designation SDMI, and Professor..."

Aug. 24, 2001 Music Feature by Michael Bertin

Do Shepherds Dream of Digital Sheep?
2178: A digital-music dystopia
"...more than 1,000 individuals for swapping digital music files. RIAA President Cary Sherman cavalierly suggested that this may be..."

Aug. 8, 2003 Music Feature by Michael Chamy

After Napster
The world of online music after the fall of Napster.
"...infringement suit against Napster. That will proceed because the RIAA wants to set the precedent...."

Aug. 17, 2001 Music Feature by Michael Bertin

No Purchase Necessary
Does Napster, the MP3-sharing software program that has spawned several lawsuits and been banned at universities across the nation, mean the end of music as we know it?
"...So is it piracy? An RIAA spokesman points out that musicians traditionally (at least since..."

May 5, 2000 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Dancing About Architecture
Everyone is retiring or dying.
"...sights on Austin-based Audiogalaxy. In court last Friday, the RIAA claimed that Audiogalaxy hasn't done enough to protect against..."

May 31, 2002 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Easy As Falling Off Analog
Sony's Recordable Mini Disc
"...publishing companies and the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Never having been fans of inventions that allow people..."

Sept. 27, 1996 Music Feature by Ken Lieck

The Common Law
Listen up – illegal downloads & copyright law
"...at the Recording Industry Association of America's Web site, www.riaa.com, for more information on this topic...."

March 31, 2006 Column by Luke Ellis

Napster Gone Barbados
What if Napster went offshore?
"...and hackers since the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) first brandished its lawsuits. If we don't find some..."

Aug. 24, 2001 Music Feature by Tim Quirk

Archaic Relics of Music Biz Past
The Death of Vinyl: Reports Have Been Exaggerated
"...One look at the Record Industry Association of America's (RIAA) year-end statistics for 1996 will back that up. Sure,..."

April 18, 1997 Music Feature

'Chronicle' Does a Disservice by Parroting Blatant Lies
"...to terrestrial radio. This rate hike, requested by the RIAA (which got more than hoped for from the Copyright..."

July 6, 2007 Postmarks

Paying the Piper Online
Stations, labels, and musicians wrestle over new Web royalties
"...representative of both the record companies and artists. "The RIAA simply cannot be trusted to serve two distinct masters..."

July 6, 2007 News Feature by Kevin Brass

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...not an authorized seller; undercover detectives working with the RIAA purchased the questionable CDs and determined they were counterfeit..."

June 9, 2006 News Feature

Good Night and Good Luck
Why is 'podcast' 'Oxford American Dictionary's word of the year?
"...Waterloo Records owner John Kunz says that ultimately the RIAA could end up shooting itself in the foot. While..."

Jan. 13, 2006 Music Feature by Dan Oko

The Trees
Online music trading that "leaves" the RIAA and music industry in the underbrush.
"...So far, "treeing" isn't on the RIAA radar, in part because it hasn't been lumped in..."

Oct. 3, 2003 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

The Indies: Pebbles in the Stream
"...As the actions of the RIAA shape the future of digital music delivery, independent labels,..."

Aug. 8, 2003 Music Feature by Michael Chamy

Things Have Changed
A brief, very general overview of the year in albums 2001
"...Likewise, the label's enforcement agency, the CIA -- er, RIAA -- introduced their digital copyright shell game up on..."

Jan. 4, 2002 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Dancing About Architecture
Freddy Fender is diagnosed with Hepatitis C, as news comes in that Direct Events owner and longtime local live music promoter Tim O'Connor is getting ready to retire.
"...the "substantial chunk of change" they got from the RIAA to the Austin store, and the unexpected income went..."

Nov. 24, 2000 Music Column by Ken Lieck

I Want My MP3
"...plenty of controversy. The Record Industry Association of America (RIAA) is up in arms, crying foul on copyright infringement...."

March 5, 1999 Screens Feature by Sam Martin

On the 12th Day of Christmas
"...The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has certified almost 25 holiday albums with sales of..."

Dec. 25, 1998 Music Feature by Michael Bertin

Garth Brooks to Keynote SXSW
DMC, Warren G, and T.I. also added as conference speakers
"...Diamond awards for his albums – certified by the RIAA at over 10 million album sales each – and..."

March 2, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

The Price You Pay
At what cost does the vinyl revolution come?
"...incident. According to the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), more than 4.6 million records were sold in 2012,..."

Jan. 10, 2014 Music Feature by Luke Winkie

sxswi: Getting Folksy
Folkways, from the new mix tape to cockfighting knives
"...Album and Jay-Z’s Black Album). Burdette argued that the RIAA is great because it forced us to come up..."

March 12, 2011 SXSW Post by Melanie Haupt

Platinum Songwriters Showcase
The Saxon Pub's new series
"...Mediabase, etc.) or who have earned at least one RIAA platinum record as a composer. That’s gonna separate the..."

June 20, 2008 Music Post by Margaret Moser

Beyond City Limits
"...we do not have the lobbying power of the RIAA," wrote Westergren. "You, our listeners, are by far our..."

May 16, 2008 News Feature

The Death of DRM
"...While the RIAA's suits against unauthorized distribution of copyrighted material are legally..."

Feb. 1, 2008 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

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