Posts Tagged ‘Music industry’

Global Digital Music Sales Slowing Despite Piracy Crackdown

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

Could it be that the music industry just isn’t coming out with very much worthwhile new music lately (it certainly seems that way to us older guys.)

Industry looks to subscription services such as Spotify to help reverse drop in total worldwide music sales of up to 9% in 2010

The crackdown on websites aiding distribution of pirated content such as LimeWire and Pirate Bay failed to stem falling music sales last year, according to industry figures that show that the global growth in digital music halved in 2010.

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Music Industry to Pay for Catching Pirates

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

Music piracy has been around since the invention of the tape recorder. If the Music Industry is really concerned about their falling profits, then maybe they should worry more about producing a better, more economical product instead of alienating their own customer base.

Coalition says film, TV and music industries must bear financial burden of pursuing illegal downloaders

The government has said today that rights holders in the music, TV and film industries will have to bear 75% of the expense of notifying and pursuing illegal downloaders – estimated to be as much as £14m a year.

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