Filesharing

  • New Report Finds Online Piracy, Free Streaming Benefits Music Industry
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    New Report Finds Online Piracy, Free Streaming Benefits Music Industry

    After years of rhetoric and legal implications, a recent report has discovered that online piracy has not negatively impacted the music industry. In fact, as the people at The London School of Economics and Political Science have found, the act of file-sharing an artist’s material can in fact be beneficial to their sales and the

  • Scottish Grandma Given Three Years Probation For Illegal Downloads
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    Scottish Grandma Given Three Years Probation For Illegal Downloads

    In a move surely designed as a deterrent rather than a punishment-fitting-the-crime, a 58-year-old grandmother has become Scotland’s first ever conviction for illegal filesharing in a landmark case. The Guardian reports that nurse Anne Muir was sentenced to three years probation, after she was found to have downloaded more than 30,000 music files, with an

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