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Music piracy on the up

News: 16th December 2010 by Louise Dodgson under Record Labels, Selling & Distributing Your Music

The BPI has recently gathered research on internet user habits when it comes to music and the results have shockingly displayed that more than three quarters of downloaded music is obtained illegally in the UK, estimated to cost our retail industry £219 million this year. Ouch.

Related Links

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-12003499

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/news/8206916/Why-illegal-downloaders-are-still-enjoying-the-free-music.html

http://www.billboard.biz/bbbiz/industry/digital-and-mobile/bpi-piracy-accounts-for-only-75-of-all-tracks-1004134830.story

http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2010/dec/16/illegal-music-downloading-online-piracy


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bpi, ifpi, music piracy, illegal downloads, music downloads, filesharing, geoff taylor

 

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