TITLE

Report: Apple Killed Music Industry

AUTHOR(S)
Medford, Cassimir
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Red Herring;6/20/2008, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a report from eMarketer's Paul Verna which showed that Apple's iPod is partly to blame for the collapse of the music industry. The report noted that revenue in the music industry continues to decline in part because of consumer confusion. It claimed that Apple's closed system works well for iPod users, but leaves many frustrated consumers outside of that system. In addition, digital rights management, or DRM, has also played a major role in hindering digital music sales.
ACCESSION #
36826875

 

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