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Music Piracy: Major Studies Conflicted Over Recording Industry Impact

Music Piracy: Major Studies Conflicted Over Recording Industry Impact | Music Piracy | Scoop.it
People like simple answers. We like to be told what is right, what is true, and what is wrong.
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This article was interesting to me because it talked about the studies done to show the reasons why people pirate music. It also discusses the relationship between piracy actually boosting sales, as pirates actually use file-sharing to filter their purchases, & would people buy more music if it was cheaper & there wasn’t any illegal downloading.

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Revenue Up, Piracy Down: Has the Music Industry Finally Turned a Corner? | TIME.com

Revenue Up, Piracy Down: Has the Music Industry Finally Turned a Corner? | TIME.com | Music Piracy | Scoop.it
Fourteen years after Napster upended the music industry's financial model, it may finally be time for record labels to start singing a happier tune.
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Effort afoot in court to sue Canadians for illegal downloads - CityNews

Effort afoot in court to sue Canadians for illegal downloads - CityNews | Music Piracy | Scoop.it
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Effort afoot in court to sue Canadians for illegal downloads
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Music Industry Counts the Cost of Piracy - NYTimes.com

Music Industry Counts the Cost of Piracy - NYTimes.com | Music Piracy | Scoop.it
Sales of digital music rose 12 percent worldwide last year, but that growth was insufficient to compensate for plunging revenue from compact discs.
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Spotify closes hole that allowed free music downloads - TechHive

Spotify closes hole that allowed free music downloads - TechHive | Music Piracy | Scoop.it
Spotify closes hole that allowed free music downloads
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Music service Spotify has closed a flaw in its service that allowed free downloads from its song library through Google's Chrome browser.
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