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BUSINESS
May 9, 2000 | From Reuters
A recording industry trade group claimed an initial victory Monday in its copyright battle against computer song-swap company Napster Inc., which it alleges is a haven for music piracy on the Internet. U.S. District Court Judge Marilyn Patel in San Francisco late Friday rejected Napster's claim that it is a "mere conduit." Napster, in its motion for a summary judgment in the case, had claimed that it was merely a service provider and was not liable for the actions of its users.
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NATIONAL
April 13, 2012 | By Rene Lynch
Ann Romney didn't draw a salary when she was a stay-at-home mom raising five boys. But if she had, she'd have pulled in more than $112,000 a year in today's dollars, suggests a popular new study. Each year, Salary.com asks thousands of stay-at-home moms to complete a detailed survey about how they spend their days managing a household and raising children. The popular website dedicated to salary compensation issues then puts a price tag on all that cooking, cleaning, chauffeuring, laundry-doing .... This year's study says the average stay-at-home mom's compensation would total $112,962 a year.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 15, 1995 | Chuck\f7 Philips
The Recording Industry Assn. of America and SoundScan agree that the biggest-selling album of 1994 was "The Lion King." But that's where the agreement ends. The Washington-based RIAA--a trade association that represents the nation's record conglomerates--declared in a year-end media blitz that the Disney soundtrack album sold a staggering 7 million copies since its spring release.
BUSINESS
October 18, 2002 | Jon Healey, Times Staff Writer
A bill designed to save small Internet radio stations from bankruptcy foundered Thursday, failing to win final approval from the Senate before lawmakers adjourned until after the November elections. Many Webcasters face a potentially ruinous day of reckoning Sunday, when four years' worth of back royalties are due to be paid. The bill by House Judiciary Committee Chairman F. James Sensenbrenner Jr. (R-Wis.
BUSINESS
May 5, 2001 | MEGAN GARVEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In response to continued congressional pressure to stop marketing music containing mature-themed language to children, recording industry officials late this week said they would form a new parental advisory task force. "We are going to do a better job--in particular, in those areas pointed out in the [Federal Trade Commission] report where the industry's own implementation of its own guidelines was lacking," said Recording Industry Assn. of America President Hilary Rosen.
BUSINESS
April 13, 2002 | SETH HETTENA, ASSOCIATED PRESS
The recording industry is having a cow over an ad campaign that features a Holstein singing along to a hip-hop cover of a Gordon Lightfoot tune. The cow singing "Sundown" is part of Gateway Inc.'s new campaign taking a stand in the burgeoning battle over digital music. "Gateway supports your right to enjoy digital music legally," the ad concludes.
BUSINESS
March 20, 2002 | JIM WASSERMAN, ASSOCIATED PRESS
A fight between recording artists and their music labels continued before the state Senate on Tuesday, offering an inside view of economics and tensions in a troubled industry. Singer Don Henley of the Eagles and others intent on ending binding long-term contracts in the recording industry battled publicly a third time with entertainment executives who said labor law changes would "make a bad situation worse."
NEWS
April 1, 1999 | From Associated Press
True or false? Young people love to buy music, they crave rock 'n' roll, and record stores are indisputably their favorite places to shop for sounds. Answers: False, false and false. A new consumer profile of music buyers by the Recording Industry Assn. of America offers some insights into a business being buffeted by change. The music industry shipped $13.7 billion worth of music to merchants in 1998, up from $12.2 billion the year before.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 14, 2012
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BUSINESS
December 16, 1998 | P.J. HUFFSTUTTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Leaders of the $40-billion global record industry promised Tuesday to deliver a new technology platform by next fall that will thwart online music pirates while allowing digital delivery of music. The Secure Digital Music Initiative aims to create a platform that rivals MP3, the high-quality format now used to compress and store--and often illegally distribute--audio files.
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