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RIAA Reports Telegram to US Govt. Over Piracy Concerns

The RIAA has submitted its most recent overview of “notorious markets” to the U.S. Government. As usual, the music industry group lists various torrent sites, download portals and stream-ripping sites as direct threats. This year, however, the messaging app Telegram is also highlighted as a problem. Responding to a request from the Office of the […]

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RIAA Asks Cloudflare to Unmask Owner of Turbobit

Turbobit, one of the longest-standing file-hosting sites on the Internet, is being targeted by the RIAA which wants Cloudflare to unmask its owner. Interestingly, two other sites detailed in the subpoena are accused of hosting tracks featuring hip hop artist Swizz Beatz. The coincidental loop-around here is that Beatz was once listed as the CEO […]

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RIAA Targets Picosong Over Leaked Kanye West Track

The operators of popular music upload site Picosong say that their project will shut down in October. The stated reason is that there are “better alternatives” so the site isn’t needed anymore. However, TorrentFreak has learned that the RIAA is currently trying to find out who runs the site after a leaked Kanye West track […]