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Music Group Protests ISPs Move for a Declaratory Ruling on Piracy Liability - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on September 1, 2016 C: 53 News Music rights group BMG says that Internet providers RCN and Windstream should not be allowed to obtain a declaratory judgment on their potential liability for pirating subscribers. According to BMG, the providers are improperly trying immunize themselves, hiding behind the DMCA's safe harbor."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

This same annoying whooping sound is in every popular song, from Katy Perry to Chris Br... - 2 views

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    "Once you hear it, you can't un-hear it. It will be forever with you. Just a warning."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Millennials Listen to 75% More Music Than Baby Boomers, Study Finds - 0 views

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    "Data keeps debunking myths about Millennials and their music. Baby Boomers are famously self-important when it comes to the importance of their generation and the music it created. But a new study shows that the 55+ demographic actually listens to substantially less music than their 16-34 cohorts. In fact, Millennials - loosely defined as those born in the 80s, 90s, and early 2000s - listen to 75.1% more music on a daily basis, according to data shared this morning with Digital Music News."
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    "Data keeps debunking myths about Millennials and their music. Baby Boomers are famously self-important when it comes to the importance of their generation and the music it created. But a new study shows that the 55+ demographic actually listens to substantially less music than their 16-34 cohorts. In fact, Millennials - loosely defined as those born in the 80s, 90s, and early 2000s - listen to 75.1% more music on a daily basis, according to data shared this morning with Digital Music News."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Music piracy 'funding terrorism and crime' - FT.com 2004 - 0 views

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    "Gangs linked to inter-national terrorism and organised crime are relying increasingly on music piracy to fund their operations, according to music industry figures published yesterday. Leading music groups saw the value of pirated sales rise by 4 per cent to $4.5bn (€3.7bn, £2.4bn) last year, and claimed the proceeds were being used for money laundering, drugs trafficking and terrorism."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Music Piracy Triggers Significant Losses, EU Study Shows - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " By Ernesto on May 25, 2016 C: 113 News New research published by the European Union Intellectual Property Office shows that piracy hurts both digital and physical music sales. In EU countries the total losses are roughly 5% of yearly revenues, which equals €170 million. In addition, piracy also triggers secondary losses for governments and the public sector. "
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    " By Ernesto on May 25, 2016 C: 113 News New research published by the European Union Intellectual Property Office shows that piracy hurts both digital and physical music sales. In EU countries the total losses are roughly 5% of yearly revenues, which equals €170 million. In addition, piracy also triggers secondary losses for governments and the public sector. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Tidal Might Know Artists, But It Doesn't Get Listeners | WIRED - 0 views

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    "the company, tripling its paid subscriber base and increasing its valuation to $84 million. (Even at 3 million, though, its paid subscriber base is still dwarfed by Spotify's 30 million and Apple Music's 11 million.) The rollout was inconsistent "
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    "the company, tripling its paid subscriber base and increasing its valuation to $84 million. (Even at 3 million, though, its paid subscriber base is still dwarfed by Spotify's 30 million and Apple Music's 11 million.) The rollout was inconsistent "
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Piracy Can Boost Digital Music Sales, Research Shows - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    Ernesto on January 21, 2016 C: 18 News A new academic paper published by the Economics Department of Queen's University examines the link between BitTorrent downloads and music album sales. The study shows that depending on the circumstances, piracy can hurt sales or give it a boost through free promotion.
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

The Devaluation of Music: It's Worse Than You Think - Cuepoint - Medium - 0 views

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    "Starving artists have been affected by more than just piracy and streaming royalties"
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    "Starving artists have been affected by more than just piracy and streaming royalties"
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Spotify Helps to Beat Music Piracy, European Commission Finds - TorrentFreak [# ! Note] - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on October 28, 2015 C: 30 Breaking New research published by the European Commission's Joint Research Centre shows that Spotify is helping to beat piracy. The researchers examined the effects of legal streaming on torrent downloads and found that Spotify displaces piracy. However, the overall impact on revenue is neutral as streaming also cuts legal track sales."
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Aerosmith Issues Cease-and-Desist Against Donald TrumpDigital Music News - 0 views

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    " ... Unfortunately for Aerosmith, Trump can probably ignore the legal threat, or even worse, make the band look stupid with it. Just recently, Survivor protested the use of 'Eye of the Tiger' at an anti-gay marriage rally, with little result. The reason is that as long as the even coordinators have secured proper public performance licenses from PROs ASCAP, BMI, SESAC, and GMR, they're in the clear."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Spotify: Piracy May Surge Without a Freemium Option - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on August 21, 2015 C: 39 Breaking Spotify is generally considered to be a piracy killer. Thanks to the company's ad-supported free tier it guarantees a smooth transition from the dark corners of the Internet to a fully licensed service. However, Spotify is now warning that without its freemium option, piracy may surge once again."
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Is Music Piracy The Problem… Or The Solution? - hypebot - 0 views

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    "The point should be to build an audience that respects, loves, and appreciates you to the point where there is a clear demand for you and the product… to reach critical mass. With this in mind, piracy can play a huge role in acting as a catalyst for organic and valuable word-of-mouth promotion for the artist"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

8 Reasons Why Singer/Songwriter Shows Are Boring - Digital Music NewsDigital Music News - 0 views

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    "I just played a new songwriter series billed as #songwritersundays at The Fox and Hounds in Studio City, CA. They have built up quite a supportive crowd of musicians and music lovers for this Sunday series. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Killing Spotify's Free Version Will Boost Piracy | TorrentFreak [# ! Note] - 0 views

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      # ! The Truth is That Industry DOESN'T WANT any competitive, affordable and convenient online music service, as '#They' want to keep on manipulating market and, this, way, try to control the #FreeThinking' that a wide supply of music contents provides... # ! And, of course, preserve its de facto monopoly in the (music related) market panorama...
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    [ Ernesto on May 10, 2015 C: 0 Opinion Spotify is generally hailed as a piracy killer, with music file-sharing traffic dropping in virtually every country where the service launches. However, much of this effect may be lost if recent calls to end Spotify's free tier are honored. ...]
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Music Group Wants ISPs to Spy on Customers to Stop Piracy | TorrentFreak [# ! Note] - 0 views

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      # ! #WARNING: '#Spying' goes far beyond of 'combating' 'Piracy' # ! it is connivence with political and economical powers to # ! #snoop citizens' lives...
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    [ Andy on March 24, 2015 C: 0 Breaking In a response to the draft code tabled to deal with the Australian online-piracy problem, some of the world's largest music publishers have presented a set of draconian measures. ISPs should not only use technology to spy on their own customers, but also to proactively block access to infringing content and websites. ...]
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

ISP's "Three Strikes" Scheme is Weird and Broken | TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Andy on February 14, 2015 C: 0 Breaking Eircom was one of the first ISPs in Europe to implement a voluntary "three strikes" anti-piracy program but strangely it's now hiding the prospect of disconnections from customers. Together with music group IFPI, they also fail heavily on the piracy education front."
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    " Andy on February 14, 2015 C: 0 Breaking Eircom was one of the first ISPs in Europe to implement a voluntary "three strikes" anti-piracy program but strangely it's now hiding the prospect of disconnections from customers. Together with music group IFPI, they also fail heavily on the piracy education front."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

La piratería no era el problema, la venta de música creció en 2014 - 0 views

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    "Promusicae, la patronal de los productores de música, ha anunciado las cifras de ventas del mercado de la música en España durante 2014. A pesar de que desde el Gobierno se promoviera una urgente necesidad de reformar la Ley de Propiedad Intelectual (LPI) por el perjuicio que causaba la piratería, las ventas de música aumentaron en 2014 por primera vez en el siglo XXI, creciendo más de un 20%. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Unprecedented Music Piracy Collapse Fails to Boost Revenues | TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Andy on January 26, 2015 C: 94 Breaking A survey carried out by music industry group IFPI has revealed that just 4% of Norwegians under 30 are now using illegal file-sharing platforms to obtain music, down from 70% in 2009. But while that achievement is unprecedented, overall music industry revenues have remained static."
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'Piracy' That Creates Amazing New Music | Techdirt - 0 views

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    "from the here-we-go-again dept More than five years ago we first wrote about Kutiman, an Israeli musician who created an album of incredible new music simply by editing together a bunch of unrelated YouTube clips. "
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    "from the here-we-go-again dept More than five years ago we first wrote about Kutiman, an Israeli musician who created an album of incredible new music simply by editing together a bunch of unrelated YouTube clips. "
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9% of French Internet Subscribers Accused of Piracy | TorrentFreak - 0 views

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      # So, the real aim of 'anti-piracy is to protec ideological interchange... # Politics finances aside... # ! ;)
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      # France defending her own (Vivendi) interests, not culture, artists or else (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vivendi) #! Note the close correspondencec between the Music Buying and Piracy Rates... http://morefansforyourband.blogspot.com.es/2010/11/which-country-spends-most-money-on.html http://www.hypebot.com/hypebot/2012/09/the-top-20-countries-that-illegally-share-the-most-music.html
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