music filesharing news

:flash: why record labels’ threats will not work: “the british phonographic institute (bpi) claims that 92% of the eight million people in the UK downloading music are using illegal sites. The amazing figure is not the 92%, but the 8% of computers owners actually paying for tracks!” [via]

:flash: the first empirical study on the effects of filesharing on record sales [PDF download!]: “high selling albums actually benefit from file sharing.” [via boing]

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