In the past year, downloading music off of the Internet illegally has continued to be at the forefront of technology-related issues. It is not a bit surprising as songs and albums continue to abound online, and a lot of people will not stop downloading as long as there is something to get. It seems to me that the music execs and government watchdogs have been running around . . .
If you live in France, or if you have the dough to travel all the way over there, make it a point to be at the Arc de triomphe du Carrousel near the Louvre on March 28 â€“two days from now! This day is going to go down in the history books as Download Day. It doesnâ€™t take a rocket scientist to figure out why it is called such. This event has been organized to protest a . . .
As if there were not enough deterrents for many people to download legally over the Internet! Now I hear talk of actually taxing people over downloads! This is coming from the governor of New York, David Paterson. His spokesman has released statements to the effect that the governorâ€™s proposal would entail applying four percent tax on any download. This means that if the . . .
As more and more people seek to get their hands on free music, more control has been put in place due to the huge amount of profits lost due to piracy. The problem is global and has become one of the most debated issues of today's technology circles. Though most technology used in the piracy trade has roots in consumer electronics, they are always surely derived from some form . . .
The RIAA is conducting its investigations on illegal music downloads just like the Salem witch trials. Paranoia and a McCarthyist attitude are being propagated by the organization. It has come to a point that college networks are relentlessly monitored by the RIAA in order to choose which unsuspecting college students to victimize next. It's a little known fact that . . .