Saturday October 24, 2020

Confusion surrounds Irma crackdown

The decision by the Irish Recorded Music Association (Irma) to start legal action against people suspected of internet music piracy has caused confusion about who it is targeting and why.

16th April, 2005

The decision by the Irish Recorded Music Association (Irma) to start legal action against people suspected of internet music piracy has caused confusion about who it is targeting and why.

Irma is pursuing people suspected of illegally swapping songs over the internet, but people should not wipe their iPod hard drives just yet. There are a number of restricted acts in respect of copyrighted music, which are illegal unless expressly authorised by the copyright owner.

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