Today there are some 30 million songs available across more than 60 authorized digital music services in the United States.

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Do Enforcement Efforts Make a Difference?
RIAA’s Music Notes Blog
September 15, 2011

The 2011 Music-Sales Boost, By The Numbers
By Glenn Peoples
September 06, 2011

Editorial: Bill would help combat copyright offenders on the Internet
Washington Post
By Editorial
August 23, 2011

Don Henley: Internet theft is a job-killer, too
USA Today
By Don Henley
August 21, 2011

Limiting music piracy: Protect IP law would give new artists a chance
The Oregonian
By Glen A. Barros
July 8, 2011

PROTECT IP: the Right Thing to Do
By Mark Corallo
July 8, 2011

Music, Movie, TV and Broadband Leaders Team to Curb Online Content Theft
Center for Copyright Information
July 7, 2011

Working Together to Stop Internet Piracy
The White House Blog
Posted by Victoria Espinel
July 7, 2011

Editorial: Putting online piracy in dry dock
Los Angeles Times
July 8, 2011

Labels Reach Deal With ISPs on Antipiracy Effort
By Antony Bruno
July 7, 2011

Authors, filmmakers, musicians battling piracy
Austin-American Statesman
By Gary Dinges
July 4, 2011

Congress must prevent fake goods from entering military supply chains
The Daily Caller
By Bob Calvert
July 1, 2011

Letter to the Editor: Stopping the Pirates Who Roam the Web
New York Times
Published: June 17, 2011

Senate Committee Approves Bill to Make Illegal Streaming a Felony
June 16, 2011

Attorneys general endorse PROTECT IP Act
By Ted Johnson
May 16, 2011

The Copyright Alliance
May 16, 2011

Major Record Labels Settle Suit With LimeWire
New York Times
May 12, 2011

Record Labels Settle Massive LimeWire Copyright Lawsuit
The Hollywood Reporter
By Eriq Gardner
May 12, 2011

With Limewire Shuttered, Peer-to-Peer Music File Sharing Declines Precipitously
March 23, 2011

Atlantic Records wants to redefine music-label sites
By Greg Sandoval
February 28, 2011

Opinion: Illegal downloading: The real cost of ‘free’ music
Boise State University’s The Arbiter
February 28th, 2011

Progress on the Intellectual Property Enforcement Strategy
The White House Blog
Posted by Victoria Espinel
February 07, 2011

How Digital Piracy Harms Everyone
RIAA’s Music Notes Blog
January 31, 2011

Better Enforcement of Online Copyright Would Help, Not Harm, Consumers
The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF)
October 2010

Warnings, fines in store for students caught pirating music, movies on campus network
Central Michigan Life -- Central Michigan University
By Mike Nichols
September 29, 2010

U works to curb illegal downloading
The Daily Utah Chronicle -- University of Utah
By Andreas Rivera
September 29, 2010

Tepp: Menace of Internet Fraud, Piracy Growing
Roll Call
By Steve Tepp
September 28, 2010

U2's manager says the 'free' ride for music via the Internet is over
Los Angeles Times
By Randy Lewis
September 20, 2010

To Pay or Not to Pay?:  How to talk to your guys about the dilemma of downloading
Scouting Magazine
September/October 2010 Issue

Digital Music and Movies Report, The true cost of free entertainment
McAfee Report
By Paula Greve
September 2010

James Otto Sounds Off On Illegal Downloading
The Boot
By Phyllis Stark
July 15, 2010

Protecting Copyrights Key to Economic Success
San Diego Business Journal
By John M. Eger
June 28, 2010

The LimeWire Decision and an Old Joke
Huffington Post
By Rick Carnes
June 2, 2010

Digital Looting Is Bad for the Internet
Atlantic Magazine
By Megan McArdle
May 2010

The Freeloaders
The Hill
By Rick Carnes
March 11, 2010

Nobody Stole The Pie
RIAA's Music Notes Blog
By Joshua Friedlander
March 3, 2010

Illegal downloading disrepectful to musicians
Miscellany News
By David Wojciechowski
February 24, 2010

File-Sharing Copyrighted Works Without Authorization: A Misguided Social Movement
University of California-Berkeley School of Law
By Peter S. Menell, Professor of Law
February 17, 2010

Op-ed: 30,000 Songwriters in the Making
Huffington Post
By Paul Williams
February 9, 2010

Op-ed: The Generation That Killed Rock 'n Roll
Huffington Post
By Nathan Harden
February 1, 2010

In the end, we'll pay a high price for the free-for-all
U.K. Times Online
By Sathnam Sanghera
January 26, 2010

Information wants to be free my ass
Rough Type - Blog
By Nicholas Carr
January 18, 2010

Why are you stealing?
State Press - Arizona State University
Opinion By: Dante Graves
January 21, 2010

Op-Ed Guest Columnist: Ten for the Next Ten
The New York Times
January 2, 2010

Why the ‘Music As Free’ Argument Just Doesn’t Hold Water
Music Industry Blog
By Mark Mulligan
September 29, 2009

If the future’s worth having, it won’t be free
U.K. Times Online
By Libby Purves
October 12, 2009

Editorial: Responsible use of Eastern network every student's responsibility
Daily Eastern News
October 7, 2009

Justice Breyer Is Among Victims in Data Breach Caused by File Sharing
Washington Post
By Brian Krebs
July 9, 2008

OPINION: Copyright Critics Rationalize Theft - Writers, composers, designers and other content creators need to fight back
Wall Street Journal
MAY 11, 2009

Congress Investigating P2P Data Breaches
Washington Post
By Brian Krebs   
April 22, 2009

Record industry’s threats seem to reduce illegal file sharing
Minneapolis Star Tribune
May 15, 2008

Op-ed: More must be done on intellectual-property protection
The Hill
By Reps. John Conyers Jr. (D-Mich.) and Lamar Smith (R-Texas)
April 29, 2008

Editorial: Entertainment is not free; music should have a price
New Mexico Daily Lobo
March 28, 2008

Vanderbilt students offer music piracy solutions: More government involvement, subscription services and widespread education among solutions proposed
Vanderbilt University News
December 8, 2008

BGSU fights online music piracy
Toledo Blade
October 24, 2008

Op-ed Share your music — lose your identity
The Hill
By Rep. Howard Coble (R-N.C.)

Editorial: Use Illegal Music Downloading To Give Kids A Lesson On Ethics
Tampa Tribune
February 24, 2008

Letter To The Editor: A Warning Against Files Sharing On Campus
Daily Campus – U of CT

Editorial: Going after illegal downloads: Industry is justified in pursuing students and others who copy songs without paying
Las Vegas Sun
Jan. 8, 2008

The Hidden Risk Of File-Sharing
Wall Street Journal
NOVEMBER 7, 2007

Editorial: Curbing high-tech theft: Jury strikes blow to protect intellectual property in case of illegal downloads of music
Columbus Dispatch
October 22, 2007

Op-Ed: Stealing is stealing
Tufts Daily
September 10, 2007

Congress: P2P networks harm national security
By Anne Broache
July 24, 2007

Down To Business: Why Our Intellectual Property Is Worth Protecting
Information Week
By Rob Preston
July 7, 2007

Download music, share bank account info for free on P2P networks: Fire sharers may unwittingly be exposing sensitive data on their computers
By Jaikumar Vijayan
June 12, 2007

Op-ed: First, do no harm to the intellectual property system
The Hill
Tom Giovanetti
April 25, 2007

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