The price of streaming music subscriptions is a contentious ongoing debate within the industry. Is $10 per month too much or too little. Would twice as many people pay if a subscription were half the price? It's a complex question that the industry has answered badly with pricing that means that a UK subscriber effectively pays twice as much as in the U.S.
Each year the RIAA submits a list of "notorious markets" to the U.S. Government, and this year's list includes torrent trackers, download sites and stream rippers. In addition, the RIAA called out CloudFlare for making it harder to track illegal activity. The full RIAA list of Top Music Pirates & Notorious Markets 2016:
Former top Def Jam and Warner Music Group executive Lyor Cohen has been named the Global Head Of Music for Google's YouTube (more here), and began his tenure with a letter the the YouTube Music Team.