Illegal Downloading

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Name: Illegal Downloading
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

MUSIC NOTES: Is 'free' the new price for new music?

It has been more than five years since U2 released a new studio album, and as a sign of the times it has adopted a new distribution model: Give it away.“Songs of Innocence,” the group’s 13th studio album, dropped Sept. 9 and is available free to anyone ... [Published Niagara Gazette - 14 hours ago]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Roadshow slams piracy doubts

VILLAGE Roadshow’s co-chief exec­utive is scathing of a government submission on online piracy, saying the conclusions are based on flawed assumptions and ignore the success of international efforts to stamp out illegal downloading. Graham Burke, whose ... [Published The Australian - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

New anti-piracy initiative launched in the UK to curb illegal downloads and file-sharing

Piracy remains a serious problem in the UK with Ofcom reporting that one in four downloads in the UK in 2013 were pirated. The effects of piracy are significant and far reaching and the entertainment industry has complained of the negative impact on the ... [Published Lexology - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

Apple is working on a new digital music format, U2’s Bono says

Apple is working with U2 to develop a new music format that is designed to tackle piracy by making digital downloads of albums and songs a more attractive proposition, according to TIME magazine.U2 frontman Bono told TIME that he was optimistic the new ... [Published The Next Web - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Who Buys Music Anymore? A Statistical Inquiry

What the music consumer looks like today versus 10 years ago. Jenny Chang/BuzzFeed On the week ending Aug. 25, Billboard reported that the United States had gone through the worst sales week for music since at least 1991, when Nielsen's SoundScan ... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

'Z Nation' Premiere Ratings High For Syfy Despite Piracy Controversy; NBC Comments On Illegal Downloading

Ratings were high for the series premiere of "Z Nation" on Syfy.  SyfyZombies are apparently more powerful than pirates, internet pirates that is. Syfy’s new zombie series, “Z Nation” made news over the weekend when its premiere episode surprisingly ... [Published International Business Times - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Farm takeovers will not help workers

WE should be very concerned that some of our most productive farming land is under threat of foreign ownership (“China’s dairy churn: we can get more milk out of your cows”, 17/9). We should be planning for a larger population in this country, so the ... [Published The Australian - Sep 17 2014]
Entities: Workers, farm, Takeover
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 2 reports

Universal Music Ireland profits surge

Friday, September 12 10:51:04Universal Music Ireland saw its pre-tax profits surge from just E191,716 in 2012 to E1.82m last year thanks to the acquisition of a unit of EMI, accounts just filed show.Universal's revenues climbed to E11.9m in 2013 on the ... [Published Ireland Business World - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Is illegal downloading really on a par with terrorism?

Choice released a report this week explaining what everyone in this country already knew, that we pay too much for television. According to Choice , Australian audiences will pay up to 3.76 times more than the cheapest available price in the US market ... [Published Crikey Media - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 3 reports

ISPs ban together to fight Pirate Bay (The West Australian)

The country's largest internet providers have put their rivalries to one side, announcing a joint initiative to pull advertising from internet sites that promote or facilitate online copyright infringement.Through lobby group the Communications Alliance, ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

The Dutch film industry wants action on illegal downloading

People who download films from illegal sources should be warned by letter or email they are breaking the law, according to the Dutch film industry. ‘Consumers need to be educated. They need to understand it is not allowed,’ René van Turnhout, head of ... [Published Expatica Netherlands - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 3 reports

Choice makes crowd funded ad ridiculing government's piracy crackdown

Consumer advocacy group Choice are leading the charge against the Federal Government's controversial internet filter proposal by producing a crowd-funded advertisement mocking it.Through the proposal, the government hopes to stem the tide of music and ... [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 29 2014]

Quotes

"Peter is still locked up at Västerviksanstalten. The abuses are great there as well as at other institutions, and transparency is minimal. Few inmates have the opportunity to make their voices heard in the public domain" he writes in his most recent post, which has been translated from Swedish
"Their costs are significant, while the community-wide benefits are dubious — it is not clear whether the proposals will do much to reduce piracy and significantly increase the incentives for creators. Certainly, the government presents no evidence that the proposed polices are likely to produce net benefits" the economists stated
"External risks for the company include the economic downturn and its impact on the Irish music market and challenges to the market from factors such as piracy and illegal downloading" the company's annual report said
...Louis to try to honor my friend, Jim, who broke on through to the other side," said Densmore, in a reference to one of the band's famous songs. "My mission now is to save the music that was such a big part of people's lives. To keep it from being trivialized."

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MUSIC NOTES: Is 'free' the new price for new mu... [Published Niagara Gazette - 14 hours ago]
Roadshow slams piracy doubts [Published The Australian - Sep 21 2014]
New anti-piracy initiative launched in the UK t... [Published Lexology - Sep 19 2014]
Free Peter Sunde: Pirate Bay Founder's Hollywoo... [Published International Business Times UK - Sep 18 2014]
Apple is working on a new digital music format,... [Published The Next Web - Sep 18 2014]
Apple is working on a new digital music format,... [Published The Next Web - Sep 18 2014]
Who Buys Music Anymore? A Statistical Inquiry [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Sep 17 2014]
'Z Nation' Premiere Ratings High For Syfy Despi... [Published International Business Times - Sep 17 2014]
Farm takeovers will not help workers [Published The Australian - Sep 17 2014]
Lovemovies.ie discusses Challenges Facing Irish... [Published Ireland Film and Television Net News - Sep 15 2014]
The End of Textbooks [Published Simon Fraser University The Peak - Sep 15 2014]
Simmons declares ‘rock is finally dead’ [Published The Student Printz - Sep 15 2014]
Consumers will pay more in piracy crackdown: Ec... [Published ZDNet - Sep 15 2014]
Established your current stove to 500 degrees. [Published Kidspot Australia - Sep 15 2014]
UFC Announces Settlement of Piracy Lawsuit [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Sep 12 2014]
Universal Music Ireland profits surge [Published Ireland Business World - Sep 12 2014]
"The Doors: Unhinged" [Published Webster-Kirkwood Times - Sep 12 2014]
Is illegal downloading really on a par with ter... [Published Crikey Media - Sep 12 2014]
Profits boost for Universal Music Ireland [Published Irish Examiner - Sep 12 2014]
376% More for the Same Digital Content [Published C+T Magazine - Sep 10 2014]
The Modern Morals of Intellectual Theft [Published Georgetown University Hoya - Sep 10 2014]
Final credits roll for Smith St video shop [Published Northern Territory News - Sep 10 2014]
Heavy VPN users are probably pirates says BBC [Published The Register - Sep 09 2014]
ISPs ban together to fight Pirate Bay (The West... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Sep 09 2014]
Telcos to starve piracy sites of ad money [Published NEWS.com.au - Sep 09 2014]
Telcos to starve piracy sites of ad money [Published Northern Territory Government - Sep 09 2014]
The Dutch film industry wants action on illegal... [Published Expatica Netherlands - Sep 08 2014]
Pirated Copies of The Sims 4 Contain a 'Nudity ... [Published MSNBC Newsweek - Sep 05 2014]
Video rental demand goes digital [Published Inside Retailing Online - Sep 04 2014]
Emmys boost Bad piracy [Published The Press NZ - Sep 03 2014]
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Apple is working on a new digital music format,... [Published The Next Web - Sep 18 2014]
Apple is working with U2 to develop a new music format that is designed to tackle piracy by making digital downloads of albums and songs a more attractive proposition, according to TIME magazine. U2 frontman Bono told TIME that he was optimistic the ...
Who Buys Music Anymore? A Statistical Inquiry [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Sep 17 2014]
What the music consumer looks like today versus 10 years ago. Jenny Chang/BuzzFeed On the week ending Aug. 25, Billboard reported that the United States had gone through the worst sales week for music since at least 1991, when Nielsen's SoundScan ...
UFC Announces Settlement of Piracy Lawsuit [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Sep 12 2014]
Zuffa, LLC, d/b/a Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC®) today announced the resolution and settlement of its lawsuit against Steven Messina filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York by Zuffa, LLC’s anti-piracy counsel, ...
BitTorrent’s bold new proposition: A paywall an... [Published Financial Post | Business » FP Tech Desk - Jul 14 2014]
LOS ANGELES – This might be the latest twist on crowdfunding – or the Web equivalent of seeking a ransom. BitTorrent, a purveyor of file-sharing technology that is widely used to gain free access to music and films, has come up with a bold proposition ...
Why Is the ‘Frozen’ Soundtrack Outselling Every... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 11 2014]
Source: Disney Nielsen SoundScan has released the data for the top-selling albums of the first half of the year, and predictably, the soundtrack for the Disney animated movie Frozen tops the list, having sold 2.69 million copies during the first six ...
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