TITLE

Piracy In Europe

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Gary
PUB. DATE
July 2000
SOURCE
Billboard;07/22/2000, Vol. 112 Issue 30, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the effects of piracy on Europe's music industry as of July 2000. Estimated impact of recordable compact disc (CD-R) sales on the industry; Efforts of French and German governments to prevent the illegal copying of music; How the availability of free music downloads on the Internet fosters the attitude that all music should be free; Proposed solutions, including consumer education and increased taxation of CD-R purchases.
ACCESSION #
3323893

 

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