CMU LIBRARY

Music Piracy

The ins and outs of music piracy




Resources about copyright infringement and the music industry’s long battle with online piracy, including the main legal arguments and precedents, and all the key cases and campaigns pursued by the music industry.



SETLIST SPECIALS

20 Years Of CMU: A brief history of Napster | Oct 2018
The legal battle with Napster and the precedents it set | CLICK HERE



20 Years Of CMU: The record industry’s love affair with DRM | Apr 2019
How DRM hindered then helped the digital music business | CLICK HERE



20 Years Of CMU: Pirate Bay, the piracy site that refuses to sink | Jun 2019
The multi-layered legal battle with The Pirate Bay | CLICK HERE



20 Years Of CMU: The rise and fall of Grooveshark | Jun 2018
The legal battle with streaming service Grooveshark | CLICK HERE



20 Years Of CMU: The saga of MegaUpload and Kim Dotcom | May 2019
The long-running copyright case against MegaUpload | CLICK HERE



20 Years Of CMU: Web-blocking – the anti-piracy tool of choice | Apr 2019
A review of the tactics employed to try to combat online piracy | CLICK HERE