Piracy In Europe

Smith, Gary
July 2000
Billboard;07/22/2000, Vol. 112 Issue 30, p50
Trade Publication
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.


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