Six Strikes and You’re ???

As baseball fans are well aware, the batter is out after three strikes. But the new rules of the online copyright game allow six strikes — with increasing penalties for each. Here’s how the new U.S. rules work, according to Andrea Eldridge — writing for Business 2 Community: “Even if you aren’t personally involved in […]

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Do You Want to Be in the Music Industry? Then, Read This!

Everyone in the music industry is caught between a rock and a hard place. Sales of physical albums are way down. Free pirated music downloads abound. The industry thought it had a great solution with Apple’s iTunes and the iTunes Store — music could be easily and rather inexpensively downloaded in a standardized virus-free format. […]

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Americans Are BUYING Music. Now, That’s an Interesting Concept!

Despite the massive amount of music that is illegally downloaded, Americans are still actually purchasing a lot of their music. According to Ethan Smith, writing on the Wall Street Journal Blog: “The U.S. may not be the land of the free, after all — at least not of free music. Americans bought twice as many […]

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