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YouTube Rippers Battle RIAA in Takedown Whack-a-Mole

News The RIAA is continuing to use DMCA anti-circumvention notices to remove YouTube ripper websites from Google’s search results. The music group started a few months ago and has only increased its efforts. However, the targeted sites are fighting back by continuously updating their URLs in response, turning it into a game of whack-a-mole. Late […]

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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 […]