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Software Piracy 'Seen as Normal'
Campaigns to persuade people to stop downloading pirated games or software from the internet are not working, a report suggests.
Ringtones Make Sweet Music for Record Labels
Ringtones are now making noise at the top of the pop charts and on the bottom line of multibillion-dollar businesses.
iPod Users Love Their Music - and Their Privacy
A British sociologist has bad news for the mixed-media wizards looking to use streaming video and other tactics to tap into the lucrative iPod culture.
MusicMagic Puts Pep in Your Playlist
The typical digital-era music fan has thousands of songs loaded onto an MP3 player. They have organized those songs into elaborate playlists designed to satisfy every possible listening whim.
Music Remains Leading Content on P2P Networks
While many of the recent accomplishments of file-sharing technology are primarily aimed at facilitating the distribution of large files, small music downloads continues to reign supreme.
Bridge Ratings: Youths Spending More Time Away from Radio
A new study from Bridge Ratings & Research further supports theories that radio is losing the American youth demographic to the Internet.
Tune-Up Time for Biz
Digitally distributed music will represent nearly 40% of all music sales in the U.S. within five years, according to a report from PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Hopes for Legal Music Podcasts Rise
On Sunday, Brian Ibbott will post his 100th "Coverville" show, a significant milestone for a home disc jockey who is serious about the future of podcasting.
The Real Lesson of Grokster
It's tempting to see the U.S. Supreme Court's Grokster decision as technology's loss and copyright's gain, but that analysis misses the mark.
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