DiaRIAA logo

August 2002

Google
 
Web DiaRIAA

P2P Files

P2P the way you want it. Top music hits. One click P2P links. Auto download through TrustyFiles.
Home
Get your own DiaRIAA!
About

Link to Us - Press -
Put our report card on your site

Everybody needs a little DiaRIAA.

Categories, our Hall of Shame & Fame
From customer contempt, public lies, and court convictions to heroes and activists, innovation, and supporting artists.
Essays

Recommend news, an article, or a link
Directory
Links for P2P, news, consumer rights, privacy and security, fun, and more!
Merchandise
TBD
Sponsors
Staff and Volunteers
Donors
$10 recommended. Support DiaRIAA with $1 or $1,000. Donate $25+ to make our Sponsors list, $100+ for the Gold level.

MUSIC INDUSTRY REACHES NEW HEIGHTS OF AUDACITY
By Marc Freedman. The death throes of a dinosaur are not a pretty sight. In the face of civil disobedience (Napster and its ilk) the recording industry resorted to the full power of their monopoly ... and more.
essay-marc-music-audacity.htm

PRESSPLAY REVAMPS ONLINE MUSIC SERVICE
$10/mo unlimited streaming/download rental, $18/mo plan adds 10 songs you can own, $1/add. song. 100,000 song inventory.
http://www.siliconvalley.com

RIAA LOBBYING FOR "BROADCAST FLAG" ON STREAMING AUDIO
Insertion will to prevent them from being recorded off of the Internet, satellite or cable broadcasts.
http://news.com.com

HOLLYWOOD'S PRIVATE WAR FOR SOCIAL CONTROL
“It seems that one of the highest priorities for the Justice Department - behind that simple task of securing America's Homeland - should be copyright enforcement.”
http://www.theregister.co.uk

CARTE BLANCHE FOR HACKERS
Saddle up the posse. U.S. Rep. Berman’s bill legalizes vigilantism.
http://www.business2.com

ANTI-COUNTERFEITING BILL EXPANDED TO PROTECT DIGITAL RIGHTS MANAGEMENT
http://news.com.com
http://www.nytimes.com

SOUR NOTES. THE MUSIC INDUSTRY'S TACTICS LIKE THE "WAR ON DRUGS"
"An expensive, protracted, apparently ineffective and seemingly
misguided battle against a contraband that many suggest does little harm."

http://www.salon.com

THE PROBLEM WITH MUSIC A&R TRAPS
Signing a band to a major label reminds Steve Albini of a trench "filled with runny, decaying shit."
http://www.negativland.com

SONGWRITER JANIS IAN FOLLOW-UP
She writes on the avalanche of support and her proposal for
the music industry and the Internet.

http://www.janisian.com

AUSTRALIA FIGHTS PROPOSED US ENTERTAINMENT LEGISLATION
"American movie, recording and software executives could be prohibited from entering Australia."
http://www.theage.com.au

 


 

Copyright 2003-4 Marc Freedman. All Rights Reserved.

All opinions expressed herein are those of the author unless otherwise noted. This web site at www.diariaa.com is non-commercial satire. It is in no way endorsed, sponsored, or affiliated with RIAA, the Recording Industry Association of America. All trademarks and copyrights mentioned on this site are retained by their respective owners.

Download TopP2P files with TrustyFiles Personal File Sharing software!
The leading multi-network P2P software with Kazaa, Gnutella/2, and Bit Torrent access.
We dare you to compare results!
FREE with NO spyware or added software.
With Personal, Private, Mobile, and Public File Sharing.
Share personal files direct with your friends.
Download files from friends, TopP2P, or multiple networks.
Search for hundreds of millions of files from P2P users.
Blocklist and anti-virus support for security and privacy.