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RIAA: Pirates Are Bigger Music Fans Than Average Consumers

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Last month, research from the Columbia University affiliated American Assembly found that U.S. file-sharers buy 30% more music than their non-sharing counterparts. The RIAA wasn’t too happy with this result (or how the media reported on it) so they brought in research firm NPD to counter with some statistics of...
RIAA: Pirates Are Bigger Music Fans Than Average Consumers

Apple Determines iTunes Match Royalties By Counting How Many Times A Song is Accessed

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TuneCore president Jeff Price today wrote a blog post praising Apple's iTunes Match service for creating money "out of thin air" for copyright holders. iTunes Match launched with all the major record labels on board, but some small labels refused to participate over concerns the service was legitimizing music pirates....
Apple Determines iTunes Match Royalties By Counting How Many Times A Song is Accessed

Eight 'Music Pirates' To Face Copyright Tribunal, One To Defend In Person

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The Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Amendment Act was implemented in New Zealand last year but in July 2012 it was revealed that far from sending out large quantities of warnings to deter would-be file-sharers, rightsholders have been playing a cautious game. RIANZ, the Recording Industry Association of New Zealand, sent...
Eight 'Music Pirates' To Face Copyright Tribunal, One To Defend In Person

US Music Pirates Face New $150,000 Damages Claims

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US Music Pirates Face New $150,000 Damages Claims

First 'Three Strikes' Case In NZ Dropped After It Becomes Clear Accused Didn't File Share

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One of our biggest problems with the various "three strikes" or similar programs is the fact that they're all based entirely on accusations not convictions. You would think, in this day and age of bogus copyright claims, that people would realize why that might be a problem. Down in New...
First 'Three Strikes' Case In NZ Dropped After It Becomes Clear Accused Didn't File Share

Music Pirates Find Download Tools On Microsoft's Windows Phone 8

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As on Google's Android and Apple's iOS, a number of apps allowing users to download free and copyrighted music have cropped up on Microsoft's Windows Phone. Windows Phone apps including Audiotica, Music And Ringtones Downloader and Sky Music all allow users to download music - including, it should be said, legally...
Music Pirates Find Download Tools On Microsoft's Windows Phone 8

Japanese music pirates face jail, big fines

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People who download content from the internet without authorisation could face two years in prison or a fine of up to two million yen ($25,700), under new sentencing implemented in Japan from Monday. The new regulations were passed in June, when the offence became a criminal rather than civil one,...
Japanese music pirates face jail, big fines

Music Pirates Will Be Unmasked, Despite Band’s Protests

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As reported last month, a lawsuit filed April 20th in the US District Court For The Middle District of Florida is targeting fans of American metal band All Shall Perish (ASP). Two issues made this case stand out. One, this is the first time sharers of music have been sued...
Music Pirates Will Be Unmasked, Despite Band’s Protests

Boot up: toxic smartphones, UK's fibre miss, foil helmets tested and more

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Plus did Apple really kickstart the USB market?, NZ music 'pirates' ready for court, patents as swords and moreA quick burst of 10 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamChemical analysis reveals that new phones have fewer toxics >> iFixitHigh technology feels so clean--no coal...
Boot up: toxic smartphones, UK's fibre miss, foil helmets tested and more

Researchers say Gainesville, Fla., is America's 'pirate capital'

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Gainesville, Fla., home of the University of Florida, is also home to some of the most eager music pirates, says a British data-tracking group. [Read more]...
Researchers say Gainesville, Fla., is America's 'pirate capital'

U.S. Tops League of BitTorrent Users, Says Report

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A report detailing illegal download activity worldwide has put the American people as the globe's most prolific music pirates. The Digital Music Index has broken down BitTorrent users country by country and has found the United States had illegally shared almost 97 million files over the past six months. Coming...
U.S. Tops League of BitTorrent Users, Says Report

Warning System Launched for Movie, Music Pirates

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Internet service providers have launched a more coordinated effort to deal with subscribers who illegally download movies, TV shows and music. AT&T Inc., Cablevision Systems Corp., Time Warner Cable Inc, Verizon Communications Inc. and Comcast Corp. have put into place an alerts system with “six strikes,” with various degrees of...
Warning System Launched for Movie, Music Pirates

Music Pirates are Cheapskates, Some of Them

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Over the past months we’ve reported on a variety of studies which concluded that, among those who buy music, file-sharers spend the most. These findings were confirmed this week by a report from the UK music industry group BPI, but only for those who read between the lines. In their...
Music Pirates are Cheapskates, Some of Them

RIAA Claims Music Pirates Hurt Haiti Fund Raising

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The original “We Are The World” single released in 1985 to help Africa was the first single to receive multi-platinum certification. It brought in millions of dollars for humanitarian aid and still holds the record for the fastest selling single in the USA. Dozens of contributing artists waived their rights...
RIAA Claims Music Pirates Hurt Haiti Fund Raising

The-Dream Aids FBI Against Music Pirates http://ow.ly/1KCrc -What kind of Federal Encrypted Tags is he talking about? Is he po-po, now? LOL.

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The-Dream Aids FBI Against Music Pirates http://ow.ly/1KCrc -What kind of Federal Encrypted Tags is he talking about? Is he po-po, now? LOL.

Pirates buy more music than legal downloaders, study shows

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Here is a not-so-far-fetched irony. Music pirates that pilfer and plunder music from file-sharing websites actually buy 30 percent more tracks than people who only download music legally, a comprehensive study into the media sharing and consumption habits has found. The American Assembly, a non-partisan public affairs forum affiliated...
Pirates buy more music than legal downloaders, study shows

Pirates are the biggest spenders: US P2P users buy 30% more music than their non-P2P counterparts

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Various studies over the years have shown that the biggest music pirates are also the biggest spenders on recorded music. The latest one from The American Assembly goes as far as quantifying the difference between a “high-piracy” group (P2P users) and a “low-piracy” group (non-P2P users): As first reported by...
Pirates are the biggest spenders: US P2P users buy 30% more music than their non-P2P counterparts
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