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EMI's VP: SOPA is 'incorrect', Piracy Is A Service Issue, Not A Price One

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EMI's VP breaks ranks with the rest of the music industry by saying that SOPA isn't the way forward, and echoing the thoughts of Valve's Gabe Newell, says that piracy is a service issue more so than a pricing one ... Read more ...
Jan
29
2012



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Was Megaupload's New Pro-Artist Distribution Model The Real Reason Behind Shut Down?

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Megaupload's intentions to launch a new service that would see artists sell directly to fans, and cutting out the major music labels, might have given the music industry extra reason to be happy to see Megaupload shut down by the FBI ... Read more ...
Jan
27
2012



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Music Piracy Falls in 2011, But Revenue Also Drops, As Digital Distribution Grows

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Despite a possible 46% drop in the number of music pirates compared to a year ago thanks to the shut down of LimeWire, the music industry still recorded a 3% decline in revenue ... Read more ...
Jan
24
2012



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Anger From Users Of Megaupload's Legitimate Service, While Fear Grips Industry

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Users who used Megaupload's services legitimately are shocked and angered by the closure of the website on Thursday ... Read more ...
Jan
21
2012



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MPAA Conning Congress On Piracy Losses, Says Cato Instititute, GAO

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The MPAA may be double, or even triple, counting losses attributed to piracy, in order to scare the US government into implementing draconian copyright laws ... Read more ...
Jan
6
2012