Muxtape temporarily shuts down because of the RIAA

Music News | Aug 19th, 2008

No Image
Sorry Folks, No Image Is Here.


Why must the RIAA fuck up everything? Can’t they just not exist anymore? I really hate them. I believe this is just a temp. thing but leave it to the RIAA to ruin yet another good thing by trying to fill their pockets.

From CNET via

Free music mixtape service Muxtape has temporarily been shut down due to pressure from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). There’s not much more information about downtime besides a small note on the front page of saying that “Muxtape will be unavailable for a brief period while we sort out a problem with the RIAA.”

Presumably the RIAA had gotten wise to the considerable amount of music that was being hosted and played on the service, bringing it into the same tier as some of the streaming radio services that have had to pay considerable licensing fees just to stream tracks to its users.

Read the full article