Story highlights two players from each side of the debate discuss if online piracy is a good thing here we ask two players in the fight to command how movies, music, video games and more are distributed on the internet -- monique wadsted, the lawyer prosecuting the pirate bay case for major motion. In fact, while edison was shooting his films in new jersey, some bright folks had the idea to get out of new jersey and new york and head to california to make their movies it wasn't because they loved the beach it was because they wanted to be farther away from edison so he would have a harder time. Generally speaking, it's assumed there isn't a ton of moral ground for pirates of any type (be it movies, music, gaming, etc) to stand on it's breaking the law and the implication here is pretty clear: piracy is not a universally bad thing and ( some) content producers know it it's what could perhaps be called. If the thing you want most is a music industry that gives musicians and income they can live on, music piracy has financial and economic consequences that can be distressing but if your goal is simply for there to be more music to listen to, music piracy might, weirdly, be a good thing image: shutterstock. Good thing and are completely supportive of the digital era of music piracy acts as promotion for an artist be- cause once the consumer has downloaded an unknown song, it is said that they are more likely to purchase something from that artist in the future (gopal and bhattacharjee, 2006) the black eyed peas for example. Sure, maybe a free version of cs6 in the hands of some young 12-year-old who otherwise wouldn't have access to the program, is a good thing but good or bad, it's still stealing when i was a freshman in college, one of the benefits we were afforded was 24 hour access to the college's digital music library,.
For an independent/unsigned artist i think free access could potentially help to get exposure even at a show, if you give away your cd you will get it into more hands than if you're selling it however, once a band lands any kind of a standard deal with, say, a small label every little thing counts any kind of financial backers. However, as internet piracy is an option, there is no motivation for people to pay if everyone pirated this would mean that all films would result in major losses, and film/computer programme/music would all become charitable things relying on donations to be made instead, the current situation is some people pirate, and. Napster started (or perhaps popularized) p2p networks and music piracy and forever altered the way we perceive the value of music when apple released itunes, labels were very here are some of the ways in which it is a good thing that you give your music away for free: schedule what schedule.
“i reject the term 'piracy'”, he wrote on reddit, “it's people listening to music and sharing it with other people, and it's good for musicians because it widens the audience which along the same lines, mullender's idea is to create a record label that shifts monetizing procedures from recording to concerts. As an international recession looms, it is reassuring to read some good business news britain's film industry is enjoying a boom visits to cinemas rose 37% to 1624 million in 2007, much faster than growth of the whole economy, and box office takings rose 77% to £9049m but hang on: isn't this an. When i look back at my 90 gigabytes of pirated music, the thing that strikes me is how little of it i've listened to, even to this day a good collection is supposed to be made up of relics, items that conjure up memories, feelings and ideas for the owner so strongly that he gets pleasure in simply being in close contact with them. Although the government and the business world play an important role in preventing software piracy, it is ultimately up to the end user to decide for himself whether he wants to make do some research on the price you can expect to get for a software package: if the deal seems too good to be true, it is probably not true.
Jones also sees the other side of the coin, however, and how it's not ideal for the record industry and “young artists who won't make any money off their album sales, but at least they can tour” whether music piracy is a good or bad thing, there is no denying that now that, in order to make money, artists need. The long-term health of the uk's cultural and creative sectors is in everyone's best interests, including those of the digital service providers, and a co-ordinated industry and government approach to tackling stream-ripping is essential there was some good news for the music industry in the ipo's research,.
The fight between the music industry and pirates has been playing out like a cat- and-mouse game since before the glory days of napster and its ilk with the proliferation of internet and related technologies, the whole thing has turned into a whack-a-mole – as soon as one site is shut down, another one pops up for the. In the beginning of la divina commedia, dante is escaping from fierce beasts in a sinister forest forlorn of all hope, he immerses himself in a crusade to salvation , conscious of the hazards he will find in the confines of the underworld we call hell he descends, still, in an attempt to claw his way back to.
Lost in the discussion of internet censorship, anti-piracy measures, and the politics of the internet is a simple question: does piracy actually cause economic harm tim o'reilly read the white house statement on the sopa / pipa legislation and came away with mixed feelings i found myself profoundly. In addition, piracy helps people become better consumers through pirating music, movies, tv and books, it allows people to sample things they might not buy, like deluxe edition tracks, super extended cuts of movies and tv series they can't access it allows people to buy the things they like the best and. Short bytes: people download pirated software, movies, music, games, ebooks, etc because they don't want to pay for they content they want to this is a major rationale why many people head to torrent websites with an intention to pirate software or other things if piracy is that bad why it still exists.
Downloading music illegally does not harm the music industry – in some cases it even helps it – according to a new study by the european commission's joint research centre. I think it's a good idea because it's people trading music it has nothing to do with industry or finance, it's just people that want music and there's nothing wrong with that it's the same as someone turning on the fucking radio, it's the same as someone putting a cassette in a cassette deck when the bbc plays a special radio. Since then, more and more respectable voices have seized the moment to argue that even out-and-out illegal file swapping, without any creative intervention on the users' part, can be a good thing if it was up to the major record labels, there wouldn't be mp3 players there wouldn't be online music, says.
Music is more widely available than ever, but artists struggle to be paid how can musicians be fairly rewarded in the digital age 1 use tech to pay musicians directly “songwriters, producers and musicians are the first to put in any work, and the last to see any profit,” says singer imogen heap she aims to. But my point is that the internet has allowed a whole generation to experience a far wider range of music than they otherwise would have this has given the less popular more alternative bands a chance to be recognised by our generation so although music piracy is upfront a bad thing i think it has many,. The world needs piracy for the good of humanity whether or not silent hills was going to turn out to be good, losing pt is a real shame that takes a genuinely engaging experience away from gamers yes movies and music have generally avoided these problems by offering hard copy alternatives.