Despite massive public disapproval, questionable techniques, disingenuous motives, and disputed effectiveness, the RIAA continues to plod along in their quest to keep music locked up.
After their latest round of copyright takedown notices sent to Google, the request total has eclipsed the 25 million mark making them the top claimant of DMCA notices for the music industry.
According to TorrentFreak:
Today’s development bumps the RIAA into second spot in the all-time Google notice-senders’ chart, ahead of third-placed BPI with 24.3 million URLs taken down. The king of the hill is Indian anti-piracy outfit Degban with around 28.5 million. In fourth place sits US-based MarkMonitor, owner of “six strikes” monitoring company DtecNet.
Here’s the breakdown: