British Recording Industry Fights Piracy

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on March 31, 2003

The British Phonographic Industry (BPI) has launched an anti-piracy campaign on university campuses similar to the well publicized one undertaken by the RIAA here in America. The estimated size of the UK piracy market for 2001 is documented by the industry in this chart.
For additional perspective on the CD burning controversy, see Downloads Save The Music Business, a report from Forrester Research that states, “Labels are in trouble, and it’s not from file sharing. To tap into $2 billion in new revenues, they must let people find, copy, and pay for music on their own terms.”

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