TITLE

Who Do We Blame Now?

AUTHOR(S)
Petersen, George
PUB. DATE
December 2002
SOURCE
Mix;Dec2002, Vol. 26 Issue 13, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Looks into the causes of the declining sales of compact discs (CD) and cassettes and discusses its impact on the recording industry in the U.S. Failure of CD copy-protection schemes; Excuses for low record sales; Importance of standard to the industry.
ACCESSION #
9127974

 

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