Home

Feature Article:

GetMeTickets Agree with Glastonbury Ticket Security
London, 1 April 2005 – Michael Eavis and GetMeTickets.net cooperate to improve the security of Glastonbury ticket sales. After discussing this years ticketing structure with Michael Eavis, GetMeTickets.net understand his genuine concerns over the...
...Read More


10 Music Download Legal Points

Additional Reading

Everybody's doing it: downloading music and sharing files.
People who share music files on the Internet argue that
downloading is legal; today they can be sued by the record
industry. Can one be sued without a great intrusion into
personal lives of an individual?

1. Enjoy music downloads from safe and legal sources. Get the
facts and not the scare tactics, about online music services.

2. The prosecution has to able to prove, with adequate
evidence, that the IP address used for music downloads can be
linked to the person accused of illegal content sharing. There
is a growing concern for "privacy". Legal experts worry about
the "intrusiveness" of Internet monitoring in order to prove a
court case.

3. These IP address--numbers--given to user by the ISPs are
dynamic and change rapidly. The starting point is to establish
that there is enough bona fide evidence to prosecute.

4. It is difficult to a pin an IP address on any one person.
The IP numbers that some ISPs assign to their users can change
from one "session" to the next. The music industry must be able
to link file-sharers to specific IP addresses at the times those
addresses were used for file sharing.

5. Since their are personal freedoms involved, the courts want
to make sure that the individual is revealed to the public.

6. These copyright allegation lawsuits are a minefield, because
they involve the personal information of the defendant.

7. In Canada, under its privacy laws, people are protected
through court confidentiality orders. In the United States, the
Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) must get a
order to reveal the downloader's identity.

8. It is difficult to give a definitive decision on the
interpretation copyright law itself.

9. The legal tactics of the U.S. recording industry, which have
been suing individuals for sharing music on-line. The entire
music industry has changed dramatically. Since file sharing
began, there has been an increase in the popularity of DVDs and
video games that have put recording sales revenue in a slump.

10. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA)
desires the industry be compensated for losses due to copying,
but what decision would make it a flat-out victory. Can the
recording industry prove that its bottom line was really
affected by file-sharing. In the U.S. the RIAA can sue for
statutory damages of $750 per song on a file-sharer's hard
drive. But look dramatic price cuts by "big box" retailers.
Once selling music files for charging 99 cents a song was the
norm, now look at Yahoo who now offers $60 a year for all you
can eat program. How can the RIAA or CRIA claim such high
damages?

Downloading music has been around only a few years and is still
evolving. A good road map is needed for what we have to do in
the future in the area of copyright on the Internet. It doesn't
mean copyright law does not protect "content". For sure,
whatever rulings are arrived at, will have long-term effects for
us all.

About the Author

is dedicated to offering news, articles, and instruction on
online music downloads. You have a definite choice of music
sources online. Visit href="http://www.anymusicdownload.com/">http://www.anymusicdownlo
ad.com for more information.

 

More Reading:


Baroness Elisa and Synergy to Perform in Riga Latvia Thursday June 9th

Lets Swing at Santa Catalina Islands Casino on Avalon Bay

Television Is Not Just A Piece Of Furniture

The Fine Print Behind Online Gambling Bonus Offers

Why Satellite TV is better than Cable TV

 
Tips Strategies for Slot Players

Rake Back The pros and cons of rake back deals

Trump Unauthorized Missed the Movie Heres the Scoop

Art Deco and Its Enduring Popularity

Infinity Feynman


Review: Audioslave - Out of Exile
Audioslave – Out of Exile Every once in a while a band comes along that really changes the way you perceive music, for me one of these bands was Rage Against the Machine. I’ll be the first to admit that I, like most angsty teenagers was lured...
...Read More

Looking for Hawaiian arm tattoos?
One of the biggest and hottest growing trends in the art of tattoo design is Hawaiian arm or leg band tattoos. As this trend goes a lot of people think to themselves, well of course." At least that is what I said to myself at first. You can hardly...
...Read More

Three ways to play free online poker
Getting to play poker online for free is the holy grail for a lot of poker players. You get to play your favourite poker games and it doesn’t cost you anything. What could be better! There are three distinct ways that you can play poker free...
...Read More

Online Casino - What Is It?
Entertaining industry conquerors more and more space of our lives. Any inventions in any technical sphere of life attract those who are involved in entertainment business. Internet was not the exception. Lots of offers concerning gambling and...
...Read More

Television Is Not Just A Piece Of Furniture
Television is something we are all familiar with. TVs can be found in practically every house in the world. TVs come in many different sizes and shapes and even colors. There are flat screens, plasma screens, big screens, under the cabinet TVs and...
...Read More