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How I Stopped Downloading Music Illegally & Began Paying For It

Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.23.2012 | College
Tyler Kingkade

I downloaded my first song illegally in 5th grade and continued to harbor pirated music all the way through college. Now I pay for my music. What happened?

Supreme Court Is STILL Making This Student Pay $675,000 For Illegal Download

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 07.21.2012 | College

BOSTON — A former Boston University student who was ordered to pay $675,000 for illegally downloading and sharing 30 songs on the Internet says ...

Music in Free Fall

Jeff Pollack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jeff Pollack

I was watching the Isle of Wight documentary from 1970 when I realized that the emergence of Napster was in fact nothing new, but rather the latest skirmish in the battle for putting a price on music.

Music Sales Up After Sweden Filesharing Crackdown | Katie Allen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Record labels are pointing to the dramatic rise in music sales in Sweden, just months after the country introduced anti-piracy laws, as evidence of wh...

The Day of Sharing

Wayne Kramer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Wayne Kramer

That the recording industry is in the toilet is no surprise. How is it that artists don't see the solution?

RIAA Throws In The Towel

Mark Joseph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Joseph

So, the RIAA has finally given up on its insane policy of suing music-lovers. It's about time.