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RIAA - Who Music Theft Hurts - February 16, 2014

RIAA - Who Music Theft Hurts - February 16, 2014 | Pirating Music | Scoop.it
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What this article is explaining is what the true definition of "piracy" is. They say in this article how there has been 70,000 lost jobs and two billion dollars in lost wages.

 

Pro: You can find ways to pirate music and have it to yourself for free.

 

Con: Jobs and money is being lost in the music industry.

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What this article is explaining is what the true definition of "piracy" is. They say in this article how there has been 70,000 lost jobs and two billion dollars in lost wages.

 

Pro: You can find ways to pirate music and have it to yourself for free.

 

Con: Jobs and money is being lost in the music industry.

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How Pirates May Actually Be Good For The Music Industry

How Pirates May Actually Be Good For The Music Industry | Pirating Music | Scoop.it
Digital pirates have long been the bane of the music business, those in the music business say. No longer interested in buying songs when they can get them for free, pirates are the reason behind the recording industry's falling revenue, the argument goes.
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Explaining that sales have gone up from pirating music. People who will pirate music, will usually like it enough and purchase it for real.

 

Pro: Pirating can be good.

 

Con: The other half who pirate and don't pay; they make the music industry lose money.

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Chase Evans's curator insight, March 13, 5:34 PM

Explaining that sales have gone up from pirating music. People who will pirate music, will usually like it enough and purchase it for real.

 

Pro: Pirating can be good.

 

Con: The other half who pirate and don't pay; they make the music industry lose money.

Chase Evans's curator insight, March 13, 5:44 PM

Explaining that sales have gone up from pirating music. People who will pirate music, will usually like it enough and purchase it for real.

 

Pro: Pirating can be good.

 

Con: The other half who pirate and don't pay; they make the music industry lose money.

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The Age of Music Piracy Is Officially Over | Wired Magazine | Wired.com

The Age of Music Piracy Is Officially Over | Wired Magazine | Wired.com | Pirating Music | Scoop.it
Mark down the date: The age of stealing music via the Internet is officially over. It's time for everybody to go legit. The reason: We won. And all you aud
Nick Santori's insight:

This article is explaining that pirating music is over and will stop.

 

Pro: Supposedly pirating is over.

 

Con: Pirating won't be over because people will always find a way to get free music content.

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Artist Displays Hard Drive Filled With $5 Million In Pirated Files

Artist Displays Hard Drive Filled With $5 Million In Pirated Files | Pirating Music | Scoop.it
Artist Manuel Palou's new piece, '5 Million Dollars 1 Terabyte straddles the line betweenart and piracy.
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A man created a website that had illegal pirated files that was on photo gallery website, and then files would be downloaded once you clicked an image.

 

Pro: Smart how the creator hid the files in art images.

 

Con: Five million dollars could've went to the industry but instead is stolen.

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Massive Music Piracy Plunge Fails to Halt Decline in Sales | TorrentFreak

Massive Music Piracy Plunge Fails to Halt Decline in Sales | TorrentFreak | Pirating Music | Scoop.it
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Explaining that the music industry is declining in sales because there way to many people pirating music.

 

Pro: This might help force someone to make a way to stop pirating.

 

Con: Proves that the music industry has been declining.

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