MMF calls for cut in lead times to combat piracy
- Like a Broken Record. Lehrman, Paul D. // Mix;Jun2002, Vol. 26 Issue 7, p24
Reports on developments related to the music recording industry in the United States as of June 2002. Recording Industry Association of America's (RIAA) campaign against music piracy; Assertion of the RIAA that the industry's problems are caused by piracy; Implementation of strategies to...
- Recordable CDs boosting bootleg music biz. Dawtrey, Adam; McClintock, Pamela // Daily Variety;6/12/2002, Vol. 276 Issue 8, p6
Reports on the sales generated by the global pirate music market in 2001. Percentage growth of the worldwide illegal market; Share accounted by pirated recordings in all compact discs and cassettes sold worldwide; Economic losses due to piracy.
- Music CDs for $1?! It's Mexico. Gori, Graham // New York Times Upfront;5/6/2002, Vol. 134 Issue 14, p8
Reports on the pirated compact disks (CD) confiscated by Mexican authorities. Estimate of CD sold illegally; Price of a pirated CD in Mexico; Effect of piracy to the music industry.
- IFPI meets on piracy, asks Italy to bolster its efforts. Dezzani, Mark // Billboard;04/26/97, Vol. 109 Issue 17, p3
Relates events from the biannual board meeting of the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) in April 1997. The focus of the meeting on piracy; The call of IFPI for Italy to increase its anti-piracy efforts; The public awareness campaign known as `Three Days Against...
- By 2007 digital downloads could exceed �2bn. // Marketing Week (01419285);8/29/2002, Vol. 25 Issue 35, p32
Reveals that piracy is not responsible for the 15 percent decline in music sales in 2000-2002, according to a report by Forrester Research. Claims that record labels can restore industry growth by making it easier for people to download and pay for music on their own terms.
- Industry coalition puts pressure on EU in the fight against piracy. // Music Week;2/15/2003, Issue 6, p6
Reports on the music industry's intensifying its lobbying of the European Union in light of inadequate proposed legislation to fight piracy across Europe. Criticisms against the proposed directive that would create a two-tier system of legal measures across Europe.
- Stream theft faces dam with tech talks. // Variety;7/22/2002, Vol. 387 Issue 9, p16
Reports that music recording companies in the U.S. are in talks with consumer electronics firms as of July 2002, about developing technology against Internet piracy. Functions of stream-capturing programs; Opposition of electronics makers to the negotiations.
- Mixed business. Gliddon, Joshua // Bulletin with Newsweek;1/22/2002, Vol. 120 Issue 6308, p17
Reports the popularity of piracy practice in recording industry in Australia. Concept of peer-to-peer in piracy; Promotion of piracy through Napster, the infamous file-trading system; Rate of blank CD sold each year; Benefits of the traditional peer-to-peer making of mixed tapes.
- Protection racket. Gliddon, Joshua // Bulletin with Newsweek;4/23/2002, Vol. 120 Issue 6321, p66
Examines the impact of piracy on the economy of record industry in the U.S. Concept of the pay-for-play download services; Protection of recorded album against illegal copying; Viability of the download system for compact discs.
- Asian Music: The U.K.'s Lost Market? Howorth, Adam // Billboard;12/21/2002, Vol. 114 Issue 51, p45
Focuses on the battle of Great Britain's music recording industry against piracy. Actions being taken by the British Phonographic Industry against piracy; Information on the piracy of digital video disc in Europe; Solution to piracy.