Students and Industry Respond to Music Piracy

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on May 6, 2003

From the May 5 USA Today (reg. req’d), an interesting article provides some background about and carefully crafted “no comments” from the three of the four students who settled file-sharing infringement cases with the RIAA. In related news from the same paper, see also Piracy has its hooks in. This article details the win/lose scenarios of various anti-piracy efforts undertaken to date by the entertainment industry, and points out the the need for new business models as well as consumer acknowledgement of the invariable consequences of the fee vs. free battle.

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