Friday, February 24, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Google's Waymo Sues Uber Over Self-Driving Patents
New Razer Power Bank Will Charge Your Laptop, Smartphones
New HARMAN Infotainment System Integrates Apple CarPlay Through Wireless Connectivity
TSMC Outlines Its 5nm Road Map
Qualcomm To Offer Developers VR Headset Powered By The With Snapdragon 835
New UHS-III SD Cards Will Offer Up To 624 MBps Transfer Rates
Google AI Tools Lets You Identify Malicious Comments on Your Website's Articles
Samsung Mass Produces 10nm Exynos 9 Application Processor
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Optical Storage > Mexico'...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Friday, November 22, 2002
Mexico's top judges moving offices because music pirates too loud?


Responding to reports that Mexico's Supreme Court is moving some of its operations to a different part of the city because music from pirate CD vendors was too loud, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) called on Mexican President Vincente Fox and his government to "clean up the streets" of pirated music.

This would be almost laughable if it were not true," said Hilary Rosen, Chairman and CEO of the RIAA. "If law enforcement officials need any more evidence that the piracy of music has gotten out of control, this should be exhibit A. This sends exactly the wrong message. I appreciate the efforts so far of the Mexican Attorney General, but this news should be a further wake up call. Mexican law enforcement needs to redouble its efforts to clean up the streets."

According to the International Intellectual Property Alliance (IIPA), Mexico is the third worst market in the world for pirated music in 2001, with losses pegged at $366 million and pirated goods constituting 61 percent of the market.

"Mexico's response to retreat in its fight against lawlessness by moving the nation's highest court rather than directly confronting the situation is profoundly sad," Rosen said. "We hope that President Fox will review this situation immediately, and will use this occasion to signal an advance rather than to sound a retreat."


Previous
Next
Cirrus Logic becomes newest licensee of verance copy protection technology for DVD-Audio        All News        Cirrus Logic becomes newest licensee of verance copy protection technology for DVD-Audio
Cirrus Logic becomes newest licensee of verance copy protection technology for DVD-Audio     Optical Storage News      Cirrus Logic becomes newest licensee of verance copy protection technology for DVD-Audio

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Google, Bing Agree to Help U.K. Fight Pirate Sites
U.S. Trade Representative Calls Out Stream Ripping In Latest 'Notorious markets' Report
World's Largest Music Strem Ripping Site Faces Legal Action
MPAA Lists Piracy Sites in Around The World
U.S. Trade Office Releases Latest Notorious Markets List
Pirate Bay Back Online
Pirate Bay Co-founder Sentenced To 42 Months Imprisonment
Search Engines Play A role In Piracy: study
UK 'Softens' Copyright Alert Program
U.S. Releases Trade Report On Worst Copyright Offenders
European ISPs May Be Ordered To Block User's Access To Pirated Content: court
Hotfile To Pay $80 Million In Settlement Case With MPAA

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .