Recording Industry Association Industry Association Of America
1,045 wordsShawn Fanning, a freshman in college, launched Napster in the beginning of 1999. Napster allows Internet users to share and download MP 3 (music) files directly from any computer connected to the Napster network, which could be hundreds of thousands of people. You can use Napster by downloading the software from the Internet site, and then connecting to the network using this software, which allows the sharing of all your MP 3 files with anyone else on the network. Unlike many other file sharing...
Free research essays on topics related to: copyrighted material, amount of money, mp 3 files, recording industry association, industry association of america
Recording Industry Association Legally Obscene
956 wordsAlbums with explicit lyrics or content started having black and white parental advisories on them in 1994 (web). Are these labels necessary? Is controversial music molding our society and causing teenagers to turn to drugs? Is censorship necessary to protect the youth of our nation. Generally, younger people are against censorship on this issue. Music is an outlet and even an anti-drug for many teens; however, parents and society feel differently. Should parents censor their children or society,...
Free research essays on topics related to: legally obscene, recording industry association, explicit lyrics, rolling stone, parental advisory
Recording Industry Association Intellectual Property
1,401 words... for users to download an MP 3 (even an illegal one) and then decide to purchase an album is still there, but is probably reduced if all material is available for free on the Internet. Discussion While there are many debates about what is going on with copyright laws and technology, one thing is clear: change is inevitable. For better or worse, with every new technology, new regulations seem to appear. And, whether we agree with it or not, regulations are already in the works for digital musi...
Free research essays on topics related to: intellectual property, digital music, recording industry association, record companies, april 1999
Recording Companies Capitol Hill
908 wordsDespite a year of headline-generating turmoil, musicians, techies, media executives and lawmakers gathering for the second Future of Music conference on Monday will find that much remains unresolved on the digital-music landscape. Over the past year, recording companies managed to force the shutdown of the free online song-swapping service Napster and launch services of their own. But they also saw new threats sprout up hydra-like in the form of second-generation free services such as Kazaa and ...
Free research essays on topics related to: digital music, recording industry, recording companies, capitol hill, music industry
Thomas Edison Recording Industry
3,198 wordsThe Phonograph Overview The invention of the phonograph and other sound reproduction machines began a new way of producing historical archives. Expressions of the human voice were no longer limited to their abstraction as words on the page, and the artistry and passion of a musical performance could be preserved outside human memory. People could bring the sounds of the world into their homes, and a global culture began to arise out of the mixture of influences that a broad diversity of recordin...
Free research essays on topics related to: recording industry, thomas edison, electric motor, global culture, jazz age
Communications Decency Act Recording Industry Association
2,870 wordsControlling the Internet Censorship plays a role in everything that is portrayed on the Internet. However, due to the size and its rapid growth, it has become almost impossible to control. In respect to censorship in the Internet, we will be examining the issues of pornography, privacy, security, and the Napster debate. In 1989, the World Wide Web was developed. This new technology enabled Internet users to exchange information on a global scale. With no restrictions on what information could be...
Free research essays on topics related to: industry association of america, communications decency act, recording industry association, rapid growth, child pornography
Recording Industry Association Wal Mart
1,899 wordsAlbums with explicit lyrics or content started having black and white parental advisories on them in 1994 (web). Are these labels necessary? Is controversial music molding our society and causing teenagers to turn to drugs? Is censorship necessary to protect the youth of our nation. Generally, younger people are against censorship on this issue. Music is an outlet and even an anti-drug for many teens; however, parents and society feel differently. Should parents censor their children or society,...
Free research essays on topics related to: legally obscene, rolling stone, recording industry association, wal mart, parental advisory
Mp 3 Files Beastie Boys
1,373 wordsImagine a world where you did not go to the music store and buy a CD. You would have $ 15 extra in your pocket every time. Now you ask why would I not go out and buy CDs? I like to hear groups I like. The answer is simple. There is something new out there in the world that makes it possible for you to never buy a CD again. There is only one catch: its illegal. Illegal in the sense that you are committing copyright infringement every time you participate in this new format. Mp 3 is this file form...
Free research essays on topics related to: recording industry, record industry, beastie boys, record labels, mp 3 files
Recording Industry Association Mp 3 Player
1,051 wordsAre MP 3? s a breakthrough in technology or are they just another bomb waiting to explode on us? Many people say they are good, while others say they are not just bad, but horrifying to musicians that want to make it to the top. MP 3? s are widely used by teenagers on their computers usually illegally, and their distributors are constantly being threatened by the producers of the music. Millions of dollars are being lost due to the Internet craze of the MP 3 technology. This is mainly because fe...
Free research essays on topics related to: millions of dollars, mp 3 player, recording industry association, mp 3 files, recording companies
Recording Industry Association Recording Companies
3,028 wordsMP 3 s: Friend or Foe? MP 3 s, a breakthrough in technology or are they just another bomb waiting to explode on us? Some say they are good while others argue that they are not just bad, but horrific to musicians that want to make it to the top. MP 3 s are used widely by teenagers on their home computer, usually illegally and are constantly being threatened by the producer of the music. Billions of dollars are being lost due to the Internet craze of the MP 3 technology mainly because no one is bu...
Free research essays on topics related to: hard drives, recording artist, recording companies, recording industry association, file format
Recording Industry Association Music Industry
2,232 wordsWith the creation of new technologies and forums of media, industries must respond and adapt to the changes they create. The new technology of MP 3 s challenges the music recording industry today. MP 3 stands for Motion Picture Expert Group Audio Layer 3 and, for those who do not know, is an audio file format that gives near CD quality sound compressed ten times that of the current standard. MP 3 lists as one of the top five searched terms on Lycos and Hotbot (Kirchofer 1) and ranks up there wit...
Free research essays on topics related to: recording industry association, hard drive, music industry, chat rooms, police force
Sex And Violence Parental Advisory
1,208 wordsThe regulation of music in America has been increasing significantly with the advancements of such companies like Napster and the technology to burn or copy cd s. Bands such as Metallica and rap singer Dr. Dre have been some of the leaders in the fight to eliminate the piracy of copyrighted music. Along with these regulations, the parental advisory system that has been in effect since the mid 1980 s has also taking many steps to update their system to help parents identify music which includes e...
Free research essays on topics related to: recording industry, sex and violence, parental advisory, explicit lyrics, sound recording
Record Labels Recording Industry
1,489 wordsFrom the writings of Burke I get the understanding that he believes that representation is done through the idea of symbols; symbol making, symbol using and symbol misusing. He believes that we use language, that we use it best in a nonverbal way in which we all can understand. And that language verbal or not is the essential key to all representations through any lens or idea. He also believed that we invented the idea of anything to be negative and that we are what makes things negative. Simpl...
Free research essays on topics related to: copyright infringement, music industry, recording industry, record companies, record labels
Recording Industry Association Mp 3 Files
2,216 words/ Copyrighted Napster NapsteCopyrighted we stand, Pirated we fall: This is what the music industry would have people believe. Welcome to the information age! Any information is available to whoever wants it, needs it, or just has a lot of time to spend looking for it. The latest victim of the information age is the RIAA, The Recording Industry Association of America. The argument: The right to trade RIAA artists songs using the Napster server in MP 3 format over the Internet. Can the furor over ...
Free research essays on topics related to: mp 3 format, limp bizkit, industry association of america, recording industry association, mp 3 files
Intellectual Property Rights Mp 3 Files
2,056 wordsNapster Napster Napster s Battle Napster has become a part of all most every individuals vocabulary. It can be argued that Napster is the same blank tapes, meaning that both can record music from the original format and be used to play later. Also, people who think that Napster should be shut down say that it is taking money away from the artist and their royalties. It is subject debated; whether or not Napster has violated the copyright laws set forth by the record companies. This is to be dete...
Free research essays on topics related to: napster users, recording industry, copyright laws, mp 3 files, intellectual property rights
Recording Industry Association U S Supreme Court
1,808 wordsBack in the Napster Napster Back in the late 1970 s, out of nowhere, a college dropout created a computer operating system that changed the world and created the Microsoft empire. Today, a Boston-area college dropout s idea is transforming the way people think about technology and the Internet. All it took was a laptop, some solitude, and about 60 hours without sleep for 21 year old Shawn Fanning to become a one man info rave. His work, the file-sharing application called Napster, created during...
Free research essays on topics related to: shawn fanning, recording industry association, industry association of america, u s supreme court, court of appeals
Mp 3 Files Breaking The Law
1,268 wordsEnglish 001 Section Napster Ryan Jacobson English 001 Section 1017 The Argument With Napster The Napster software (web), launched early in 1999, allows internet users to share and download MP 3 files directly from any computer connected to the Napster network. The software is used by downloading a program from the Napster site and then connecting to the network through this software, which allows sharing (uploading and downloading) of MP 3 files between all users connected to the network. While ...
Free research essays on topics related to: recording industry, record labels, breaking the law, mp 3 files, napster users
Recording Industry Association Industry Association Of America
1,413 wordsNapster Napster Vs. Riaa Argumentative Napster is: Not Violating Copyrights Going to be a Useful Tool for Musicians in the Future Copyright infringement has quickly become one of the most talked about issues of the internet. The most difficult aspect is defining its boundaries and pinpointing its limits. The distribution of music via Napster is a perfect example of a controversial issue that has sprouted due to copyright questions. Technically, Napster is not violating any copyright laws. Althou...
Free research essays on topics related to: held responsible, music industry, recording companies, industry association of america, recording industry association
Wall Street Journal Mp 3 Player
1,300 wordsCD Burners Who Should Be Held Responsible? In today? s world many people are using CD burners to copy Compact Disks (CD? s). The question is who should be held responsible, the companies that manufacture these devices or the people that use the devices to copy CD? s of friends and family members. No matter how you look at it, it is digital piracy, which is illegal and goes under the copyright laws of the individuals that produced the music that is being downloaded. I think that the companies tha...
Free research essays on topics related to: held responsible, wall street journal, recording industry, lead singer, mp 3 player
Federal Trade Commission Joseph Lieberman
1,990 wordsTitle: Industry Slow To Reform Marketing Violence To Kids. (cover story) Subject (s): VIOLENCE in mass media United States; SOUND recording industry United States; ADVERTISING 038; youth United States; UNITED States. Federal Trade Commission; LIEBERMAN, Joseph Political 038; social views Source: Billboard, 05 / 05 / 2001, Vol. 113 Issue 18, p 1, 2 p, 1 c Author (s): Holland, Bill Abstract: Looks at reaction to a follow-up study released by the United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) w...
Free research essays on topics related to: federal trade commission, record industry, six months, parental advisory, joseph lieberman