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01 The take-off in digital era | The Creation of distribution environment in relation to the change of record distribution type

It has been established under the specific goal of the creation of the distribution environment to promote the legitimate online market and to protect the intellectual properties of the music companies against with all the illegal activities.


02 Improvement of the rights and interests of the music companies and stabilization of system for protecting the rights and interests of the music companies | Stabilizing the system to protect the rights and interests of the music companies

The association continues to protect the rights and interests of the music companies by supporting the legislation of proper laws and monitor and review state, federal and international laws, regulations and policies to protect the rights and interests of the music companies.


03 Leader of the recording industry | Association of the music companies, by the music companies, for the music companies

The association has changed its name from the Music Companies Association of Korea to the Recording Industry Association of Korea. Its members are the music labels, supporting the music industry of Korea. The RIAK works as a leader of the music industry of Korea and pop culture.