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Music piracy on increase worldwide: industry group

Postby MrFredPFL » Tue Sep 19, 2017 5:09 pm

Story : https://phys.org/news/2017-09-music-piracy-worldwide-industry-group.html





Music piracy is on the increase worldwide, with 40 percent of users are accessing unlicensed music, up from 35 percent last year, the global recorded music industry group IFPI said.

Internet search engines are making piracy easier, the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) said in a report on Tuesday, calling for government action.

The increase in piracy follows a slump in recent years when policing of the digital music landscape appeared to be clamping down on the practice.

"Copyright infringement is still growing and evolving, with stream ripping the dominant method," said IPPI chief, Frances Moore.





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