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Charts: How Spotify is killing music piracy

Charts: How Spotify is killing music piracy | spotify | Scoop.it
Music piracy has gone down significantly in the Netherlands since the launch of Spotify in that country. What’s more, artists who embrace Spotify see lower levels of piracy.

Via Pierre Priot
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spotifys effect on music piracy.

pro: spotify has been linked to greter record sales over pirating

con: may not be effective in less financialy stable contries

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Brandon Kennedy's curator insight, August 16, 2013 2:44 PM

This sight has good credibility because they use active factual websites as their sources to provide background on their topic.  For this site especially they used statistics in the netherlands where spotify began its business.

Jesse Himmelsbach's curator insight, October 13, 2013 12:39 PM

Being able to stream your favorite TV shows, Movies, and Music makes it easier to get your favorite sources of entertainment for free from legitmate companies rather than piracy.

Lex Lopez's curator insight, October 13, 2013 7:45 PM

Spotify keeps music listeners from downloading the music illegally because they can stream the songs online at anytime.

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Spotify Artist Pages Show Live Gigs - The Next Web

Spotify Artist Pages Show Live Gigs - The Next Web | spotify | Scoop.it
Spotify Artist Pages Show Live Gigs
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It's been almost two years since Spotify first integrated with Songkick, to help surface live gigs based on the artists and bands they listen to through the music-streaming service.
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spotify displays upcoming concerts from the country in which a person is using the service

cons: dosen't localize to general areas

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How Spotify Engineered the New Music Economy - Mashable

How Spotify Engineered the New Music Economy - Mashable | spotify | Scoop.it
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How Spotify Engineered the New Music Economy
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Spotify hopes more artists see rewards from working with the streaming service.
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spotify helps new upcoming bands to be heard

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Charts: How Spotify is killing music piracy

Charts: How Spotify is killing music piracy | spotify | Scoop.it
Music piracy has gone down significantly in the Netherlands since the launch of Spotify in that country. What’s more, artists who embrace Spotify see lower levels of piracy.

Via Pierre Priot
Owen Davis's insight:

spotifys effect on music piracy.

pro: spotify has been linked to greter record sales over pirating

con: may not be effective in less financialy stable contries

more...
Brandon Kennedy's curator insight, August 16, 2013 2:44 PM

This sight has good credibility because they use active factual websites as their sources to provide background on their topic.  For this site especially they used statistics in the netherlands where spotify began its business.

Jesse Himmelsbach's curator insight, October 13, 2013 12:39 PM

Being able to stream your favorite TV shows, Movies, and Music makes it easier to get your favorite sources of entertainment for free from legitmate companies rather than piracy.

Lex Lopez's curator insight, October 13, 2013 7:45 PM

Spotify keeps music listeners from downloading the music illegally because they can stream the songs online at anytime.