The Role of the RIAA in Protecting Intellectual Copyright This paper examines the role of the Recording Industry Association of America RIAA in protecting the intellectual copyright of recordings from illegal downloading, which continues to be a major problem for the recording industry despite repeated efforts to stop this practice by consumers. This role of the RIAA relates to the business and economic aspects of the recording industry and illegal downloads from online platforms. Music Copyright Infringement MP3 is an audio format that allows users to compress and send music files easily over the Internet. The major problem with this music sharing is that most of the files are pirated, which has caused a stir in the music industry. Music companies and music artists have been complaining about how their music is being stolen and therefore lowering their album sales.
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Duluth, Minnesota — After just four hours of deliberation and two days of testimony, a jury found that Jammie Thomas was liable for infringing the record labels' copyrights on all 24 the 24 recordings at issue in the case of Capitol Records v. Jammie Thomas. The grand total? After the verdict was announced, Thomas and her attorney Brian Toder quickly left the courtoom. Toder offered a terse "no comment" when asked if Thomas had any intention to appeal the case. The jury was also in no mood to talk to the media, choosing instead to be escorted out of the courthouse by court personnel, ignoring the battery of television cameras and TV reporters at the foot of the courthouse steps.
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