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Recording Industry Association Negative Effects
800 wordsIntroduction: For centuries people had dreamed of capturing the sounds and music from the environment. Many had attempted it but no one had succeeded until Thomas Alva Edison discovered a method of recording and playing back sound. What had started out as an apparatus intended as part of an improved telephone led to the development of an instrument which would change the world, making it a happier, even a better, place to live. Revolutions: (Case of Mp 3 sharing software development) A revolutio...
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U S C Intellectual Property
1,651 wordsIntroduction As technology improves, the current laws about intellectual property and copyright are being challenged. Copying of nearly everything, from sound, to text, to video is made simple with computers, the Internet, scanners, CD burners and other technology. Specifically, this paper examines how the conflicts between intellectual property laws and technology are affecting the music industry. The U. S. Department of Commerce estimated in the 1980 s the worldwide value of pirated music to b...
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1,184 words... eople would be more likely to purchase them. In this case, Napster could continue, serving it's purpose as a 'try before you buy' application for the music industry. Just as people still purchase and rent videos even though they can record movies from TV and borrow tapes from friends, people will continue to buy CDs, and will be encouraged even more so if prices are reduced and extras given away with the music. Music industry players such as BMG (Bertelsmann Music Group), EMI, Sony and Unive...
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2,232 wordsWith the creation of new technologies and forums of media, industries must respond and adapt to the changes they create. The new technology of MP 3 s challenges the music recording industry today. MP 3 stands for Motion Picture Expert Group Audio Layer 3 and, for those who do not know, is an audio file format that gives near CD quality sound compressed ten times that of the current standard. MP 3 lists as one of the top five searched terms on Lycos and Hotbot (Kirchofer 1) and ranks up there wit...
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1,626 wordsMP 3: The Future of the Music Industry Despite the rumors and hearsay about MP 3? s, they are the future of the music industry. The Record Industry Association of America (RIAA) has tried to sue MP 3 hardware and software makers, like Diamond Multimedia, yet have been unsuccessful. The Internet is changing the way that musicians can sell their work. In turn, musicians who support MP 3? s are not supportive of computer piracy but have found themselves an effective outlet to advertise themselves. ...
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Hours A Day Order To Prevent
1,207 wordsMusics Impact on Violence On April 20, 1999, two teenagers killed 12 of their peers, a teacher, and themselves at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. In Springfield, Oregon, Kip Kinkel murdered his parents and two students. In Edinboro, Pennsylvania, Andrew Wurst killed a teacher at an eighth-grade dance. Also in Pearl, Mississippi, Luke Woodham, murdered his parents and a classmate (Jipping 1). What do all of these events have in common? The facts of these and other instances of youth...
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732 wordsNapster is a music sharing program freely downloaded from the Internet. It allows you to search for song titles and download them to your computer into files called mp 3 s. The Recording Industry Association of America has sued the creators of Napster with the premise that they are encouraging music piracy. On March 6 th, 2001 a federal judge in San Francisco posted a preliminary injunction that ordered the music industry to provide Napster with a list of artists, song titles and the specific fi...
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1,413 wordsNapster Napster Vs. Riaa Argumentative Napster is: Not Violating Copyrights Going to be a Useful Tool for Musicians in the Future Copyright infringement has quickly become one of the most talked about issues of the internet. The most difficult aspect is defining its boundaries and pinpointing its limits. The distribution of music via Napster is a perfect example of a controversial issue that has sprouted due to copyright questions. Technically, Napster is not violating any copyright laws. Althou...
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