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Music Piracy: Major Studies Conflicted Over Recording Industry Impact - Forbes

Music Piracy: Major Studies Conflicted Over Recording Industry Impact - Forbes | Eric's Collection of the Conflicts Between Music Rights and Web Access | Scoop.it
Music Piracy: Major Studies Conflicted Over Recording Industry Impact
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Taken at face value, our findings indicate that digital music piracy does not displace legal music purchases in digital format.

 

Alex - Conflicting reports supporting both sides of the argument for/against piracy. In my opinion, the industry is still evolving, and this is what is giving us these different results.


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Will The New 'Copyright Alert System' Actually Stop People From Downloading Music and Movies Illegally? - Forbes

Will The New 'Copyright Alert System' Actually Stop People From Downloading Music and Movies Illegally? - Forbes | Eric's Collection of the Conflicts Between Music Rights and Web Access | Scoop.it
Starting this week, those downloading movies, TV shows and music illegally in the U.S. are going to start getting called out for committing Internet fouls.
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Eric Longo's comment, April 16, 2013 10:54 PM
Is this really necessary? Yes, this movement is starting out with good intentions. However, will this turn out to be another means to slowly take our rights away one-by-one?
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Music Publishing Group Drops Appeal of YouTube Copyright Infringement Case

Music Publishing Group Drops Appeal of YouTube Copyright Infringement Case | Eric's Collection of the Conflicts Between Music Rights and Web Access | Scoop.it
Google Inc. settled copyright- infringement claims brought by music publishers over the unauthorized use of music videos on the company’s YouTube website.
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Eric Longo's comment, April 16, 2013 10:38 PM
I would like to know what genre was most effected by the decline in sales resulting from videos on youtube. I would think that for a lot of genres youtube has helped sales.
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Digital Notes: Plans for a New .Music Suffix, but Who Will Own It?

Digital Notes: Plans for a New .Music Suffix, but Who Will Own It? | Eric's Collection of the Conflicts Between Music Rights and Web Access | Scoop.it
The question of who should control the .music suffix is the latest example of the music world’s struggle over the Internet, as industry groups and technology giants compete.
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Eric Longo's comment, April 15, 2013 8:56 PM
The music industry obviously has a lot of problems when it comes to the internet. This topic will be an exploration of these conflicts and others the music industry encounters through web access. The pros of having digital access to music include increased marketing and promoting means and the ease of finding and listening. However, this means having a very uncontrollable accountability of sales, pirating, and infringement. In this article specifically the topic in question is the idea of including the suffix .music, .video, etc. in the site names, and what this means for rights already owned by artists using these domain names.
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Court Rules That LimeWire Infringed on Copyrights - NYTimes.com

Court Rules That LimeWire Infringed on Copyrights - NYTimes.com | Eric's Collection of the Conflicts Between Music Rights and Web Access | Scoop.it
The court ruled that LimeWire had committed copyright infringement and that it had induced others to do so.
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Eric Longo's comment, April 16, 2013 11:00 PM
I realize that file-sharing on the off-set is not a good thing for artists and the industry; however, LimeWire was such a user-friendly tool for finding new artists and songs before we had the services available to us today.
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Music Copyright Infringement Resource - Sponsored By USC Gould School of Law

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Eric Longo's comment, April 16, 2013 10:45 PM
This is a great resource for anyone unfamiliar with past infringements on music copyright laws. By learning about others' past mistakes, we can learn from them.
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UK Music Licensing Agency Says You Can't Use Its Music In Your Podcast Without First Purchasing A License It Doesn't Even Offer | Techdirt

UK Music Licensing Agency Says You Can't Use Its Music In Your Podcast Without First Purchasing A License It Doesn't Even Offer | Techdirt | Eric's Collection of the Conflicts Between Music Rights and Web Access | Scoop.it
The nightmarishly intertwining world of music licensing is a popular topic here, especially considering the past outlandish actions of various performance rights agencies. On top of this, there's the multitude of different licenses, each one...
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Eric Longo's comment, April 16, 2013 10:16 PM
This particular article covers a music broadcast station that was forced to shut down due to harsh regulations made by a UK licensing Agency. The page was last updated April 2nd of this year so information should be up-to-date.