RIAA Gives Up On DMCA, Advocating For Something Better

RIAA, When Musicians And Consumers Don't Know What They WantThe RIAA recently threw lobs at the current DMCA system in effect in the US. According to an editorial on Forbes, they find the DMCA ineffective, basically one big game of whack-a-mole. “it is largely useless in the current world where illegal links that are taken down reappear instantaneously. The result is a never-ending game that is both costly and increasingly pointless.”

They are really tired of playing this game and want to find a way to head piracy off at the pass rather than pursuing it after the fact. To this end, they are lobbying Congress for something they find much more palatable. Continue reading