The Center for Copyright Information is currently developing a curriculum in California called “Be a Creator.” Its goal is to teach elementary school students the “value of copyright and dangers of digital piracy.” The group is backed by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) and the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), and has presented the curriculum in September for pilot testing in the on-going school year.…Read More »
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While downloading one song may not feel that serious of a crime, the accumulative impact of millions of songs downloaded illegally – and without any compensation to all the people who helped to create that song and bring it to fans – is devastating.
Anyone who is familiar with Youtube and has been watching and/or hearing music online would be quite familiar with such instances where we see many websites implicitly infringing copyrights (as touchy as this subject may be). Some websites even consider their activity to be something heroic.…Read More »