The Electronic Frontier Foundation has joined the fight against the music industry. The major labels currently have a major problem on their hands. Following the RIAA’s failure to successfully sue notorious Russian stream-ripper FLVTO.biz and its owner… Continue Reading
At the beginning of this year, and in a shocking ruling, notorious Russian stream-ripper FLVTO.biz soundly defeated the major labels – led by the RIAA – in a U.S. federal courtroom. Industry observers had expected the RIAA – which represents Warner, So… Continue Reading
Russian ‘stream-ripper’ FLVTO.biz is proving to be a difficult adversary for the RIAA. After a shocking victory, YouTube ‘stream-ripper’ FLVTO.biz is now preparing for a second round against the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Just la… Continue Reading
We’ve seen this whack-a-mole story before — but usually the clones wait until the mothership is destroyed. As the major labels wage legal war against YouTube ‘stream ripper’ FLVTO.biz, a clone site is already capitalizing on the anticipated demise. Ac… Continue Reading
Attorneys for YouTube ‘stream ripper’ FLVTO.biz are raising serious jurisdictional questions in their defense against the major labels. But that’s just one of several counter-attacks. Earlier this year, major labels Universal Music Group, Warner Music… Continue Reading
After a period of silence, FLVTO.biz and 2conv.com operator Tofig Kurbanov has emerged with an army of lawyers. You can call him a kingpin of YouTube stream rippers. Now, Russia-based Tofig Kurbanov is aggressively battling back against an RIAA-led la… Continue Reading
The music industry buried the biggest YouTube to MP3 ‘stream-ripper’ in September. But in a recently-published report, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) outlined 7 reasons why YouTube converters are 100% illegal. 1. Simply convertin… Continue Reading
With so many YouTube to MP3 stream rippers, MP3 download, and torrent sites freely available, will the music industry ever win the war against piracy? Last year, the US government published a list of the top MP3 download, YouTube to MP3, and torrent si… Continue Reading
Yesterday, YouTube-mp3.org agreed to a voluntary shutdown. Today, the LA Phil is advertising on its site. I know — I don’t understand internet advertising. And you’re going to explain it to me. You see, the LA Phil probably doesn’t even know they’re advertising on youtube-mp3.org. They’re canvassing across a wide swath of different sites likely to […]
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Google is now blocking the largest YouTube to MP3 converter, www.youtube-mp3.org. The converter, once a top-ranking Google result, has disappeared from the search engine. Please note: the following is a developing story. Please check back for ongoing updates. Last updated: December 9th (Friday) 3:30 pm PT. It now looks like Google has completely blocked access […]
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