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A national lottery: music piracy across the globe, and why we might need draconian laws after all

A national lottery: music piracy across the globe, and why we might need draconian laws after all | Music Piracy | Scoop.it
FACT is the UK's best online music magazine and home to the weekly FACT mix series.
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This topic can open a broad discussion to how we should act towards piracy and how we will determine when is it considered wrong. Most artists claim that music piracy is decreasing their profits but some of them use it as a marketing tool to gain followers and get money from their live performances. There are people who support and others who go against piracy but there has to be a stablished limit to keep artists from not getting what they deserve for their work.

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Lex Lopez's curator insight, October 13, 2013 10:50 PM

Music Piracy is becoming a global trend, causing many workers of the entertainment industry to lose money.

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How Pirates May Actually Be Good For The Music Industry

How Pirates May Actually Be Good For The Music Industry | Music Piracy | Scoop.it
Digital pirates have long been the bane of the music business, those in the music business say.
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Ghost Beach Band Debates Piracy on Times Square Billboard

Ghost Beach Band Debates Piracy on Times Square Billboard | Music Piracy | Scoop.it
The Brooklyn band Ghost Beach addresses the debate over music piracy in a big way: on an LED billboard above the American Eagle Outfitters store in Times Square.
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Juan Camilo Montes's comment, May 13, 2013 12:39 PM
This article is perfect for the topic because it shows how a band is trying to use the concept of music piracy to market their work but at the same time they engage the audience by making them aware of the piracy issue.
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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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Minnesota Woman Ordered to Pay 222,000 in Music Piracy Case | Music News | Rolling Stone

Minnesota Woman Ordered to Pay 222,000 in Music Piracy Case | Music News | Rolling Stone | Music Piracy | Scoop.it
Appeals court rules on RIAA lawsuit involving 24 songs
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Lex Lopez's curator insight, October 13, 2013 10:50 PM

Piracy is not a joke, it is illegal.  Is it worth it?