TITLE

World piracy breaks billion-unit mark

AUTHOR(S)
Clark-Meads, Jeff
PUB. DATE
June 1995
SOURCE
Billboard;6/3/95, Vol. 107 Issue 22, p70
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the level of world record piracy has broken the 1 billion unit mark in 1994, based on figures from 62 countries compiled by IFPI. Factors that caused the increase in illicit market for pirated products; Percentage of compact discs and cassettes in the total number of pirated units; Distribution of pirate markets around the world; IFPI's efforts to fight piracy.
ACCESSION #
9506211319

 

Related Articles

  • 'Bad news, but not the worst': piracy fuels Q1 album sales drop.  // Music Week;5/24/2003, Issue 20, p1 

    Reports on the decline in the financial performance of the British music industry in the first quarter of 2003. Impact of domestic piracy on the industry; Data from BPI suggesting that commercial music piracy has risen to almost 100 per cent in Great Britain.

  • IFPI tightens loophole for Italian bootlegs. Clark-Meads, Jeff // Billboard;7/2/94, Vol. 106 Issue 27, p60 

    Reports on the move of global label group IFPI to challenge Italy's long-standing reputation as a source of bootleg live music recordings. Request to a Milan court to reinterpret Italy's copyright legislation; Call for injunction against five companies; Current legislation allowing domestic...

  • Music Piracy Education. Heindl, Sabienne // ASME Update;2008, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p5 

    The article discusses the measures being taken on anti-piracy in Australia headed by the Music Industry Piracy Investigations (MIPI) for the music industry. MIPI works on a number of recent education initiatives on topics like "Music for Free?" and 'In Tune documentary" to develop awareness on...

  • Piracy hits U.K. music biz.  // Daily Variety;1/4/2012, Vol. 314 Issue 3, p4 

    The article reports that an overall decline of 5.6% for album sales in Great Britain in 2011 has been driven by piracy.

  • PIRATE FLEET GROWS Illegal music sales double in past 3 years. Johnson, Debra // Daily Variety;7/11/2003, Vol. 280 Issue 5, p4 

    Reports on the increase in the global sale of pirated compact discs (CD). Total estimate value of the international business of piracy as of July 2003; Number of CD uncovered in raids in London, England; Reputation of China as the worst country for music piracy; Other countries were music piracy...

  • WAITING ON CHINA. McClure, Steve // Billboard;7/15/2006, Vol. 118 Issue 28, p17 

    The article focuses on the reaction of regional music industry players in Asia to the Chinese government's latest move to clamp down on Internet piracy. Responding to pressure from overseas governments and trade organizations, China's supreme governing body the State Council has introduced...

  • Two IFPI officers detail the extent of business, piracy problems in Asia. White, Adam // Billboard;06/06/98, Vol. 110 Issue 23, p64 

    Details a report given by two key officers of the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) concerning market conditions and music recording piracy. Why the presentation was a somber one; Statistics relating to sales and illegal recording activity; Special concerns for the...

  • SPAIN STEPS UP PIRACY FIGHT. Llewellyn, Howell // Billboard;5/7/2005, Vol. 117 Issue 19, p14 

    Reports on the crackdown launched by the Spanish government against music piracy. Comment of Spanish music industry groups on the government initiative; Overview of the five-point plan drawn up by the Spanish government as part of its drive against piracy.

  • steal this song. Breen, Christopher // Macworld;Aug2000, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p68 

    Discusses the controversy surrounding the software created by Napster Inc. that allowed people with a Napster client program to download MP3s from another person's hard drive. Plaintiffs in the lawsuit against Napster Inc.; Factors that will change the traditional means of purchasing CD online;...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics