Websites dedicated to pirating music from YouTube are causing trouble. 35% of 16-24-year olds are ‘stream-ripping’ music - and that number is set to rise.
Is this a ripple effect? Following record labels taking YouTube-MP3 to court, MP3Juices.cc and YtMp3.cc have now shut their doors to UK traffic.
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The value gap between digital services and rightsholders is the single biggest threat facing music today, according to a new study from international trade body IFPI.
Research has shown that the latest trend in music piracy is stream-ripping - but what is it, and how could it affect you?
YouTube-MP3 has been ordered to pay an undisclosed settlement fee and transfer its domain to record labels who filed a copyright infringement claim against it last year.
Illegal streaming devices and ‘stream-rippers’ threaten copyright progress, warns the Intellectual Property Office (IPO).
Stream-ripping now overshadows all other methods of illegal music piracy, a new report from PRS for Music and the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) finds.