George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School

Stream Ripping Emerges as the New Face of Music Piracy

Cross-posted from the Mister Copyright blog.

chrome 3D copyright symbolAs formats change and advances in technology continue to transform the way we listen to music, new methods of pirating content are never far behind. What started with the analog dubbing and bootlegging of cassettes forty years ago evolved with the digital age into CD burning and MP3 sharing, eventually leading to a chaotic illegal downloading landscape at the turn of the century that would force the music industry to develop novel anti-piracy efforts and distribution models. Read more