Posts Tagged ‘free downloading’

Is Piracy Good For Music?

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

Illegal downloading of music has been one of the most contentious issues in the music industry over the past few years. Major labels and distributors have invested a lot of effort into preventing such piracy, but draconian DRM and sporadic lawsuits seem to have had little (if any) positive impact. The question now should not be how to stop people downloading albums for free, but whether such activity can actually be good for music…