Gary MarshallAfter years of claiming it can't and won't police alleged copyright infringement, Google says it's going to start policing alleged copyright infringement.
The music body has called on Google and other search engines to automatically block links to all copyright-infringing sites.
The Pirate Bay has hit back over allegations by the RIAA that it is the worst file-sharing site on the planet by saying the music association "is no longer in charge".
Ex-peer-to-peer music sharing site LimeWire has agreed to pay $105 million in damages to record companies.
Mark Gorton, founder of peer-to-peer music sharing site LimeWire, has admitted that the music service breached copyright law.
The developers of file-sharing software LimeWire have been decreed to be liable to 13 major record companies for infringing their copyrights in a landmark ruling.
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A woman in America has been given a record-breaking fine for illegally file-sharing music on P2P website Kazaa.