Stream-Ripping Sites,YouTube Now Caught Up In Whac-A-Mole

Stream-ripping sites, the new boogymen of the music industry, have been under heavy assault lately, a crusade which YouTube has happily joined in on. Unfortunately, these attempted shutdowns have been. Continue reading

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YouTube (Finally) Blocks Major Streaming Ripping Sites

YouTube is blocking major stream ripping sites, according to multiple reports. It's an action that musicians and rightsholders have long advocated for.

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Top MP3 Ripping Site Convert2MP3 Shut Down

Convert2MP3, one of the most used music steam ripping sites has been shut down. The Germany based stream site had more than 684 million visits over the past 12 months.

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FRI. BRIEF: #1 Stream Ripper Offline • Users React To Spotify Update • Streaming Code Of Conduct • More

FRIDAY 6.21.19 Music Business News From Around The Web Updated continuously under the More News tab

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Music Piracy Up 13% In The Us Last Year, Stream-Ripping To Blame.

While many thought that the rise of streaming had brought about an end to music piracy, a new report reveals this is far from the case. In fact, it appears. Continue reading

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17 Million US ‘Fans’ Ripped Music Last Year, UP 13%

Despite the ongoing efforts of the RIAA and others, music piracy is far from dead. For most – and there numbers are growing – stream ripping is the piracy platform. Continue reading

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FRI. BRIEF: Stream Ripping Rises – Spotify Tests Social Listening – News R. Kelly Charges – More

FRIDAY 5.31.19 Music Business News From Around The Web Updated continuously under the More News tab

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Stream-Ripping Finally On The Decline

As with so many consumer practices, piracy has its own trends which, in the age of streaming, most recently took the form of stream-ripping, an illegal process whereby, content is. Continue reading

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Music Groups Use New Australian Copyright Law To Skewer Stream Ripping Sites

After Australia recently amended its copyright laws to feature some subtle but important language changes, there was immediately concern that this alterations would be a target for abuse. The new. Continue reading

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