In the online bbc news site an article dated Wednesday July 27th 2005 a non industry sponsored study extract ’ The study found that regular downloaders of unlicensed music spent an average of Â£5.52 a month on legal digital music.
This compares to just Â£1.27 spent by other music fans. ’ now the spokesperson from the ‘BPI’ reply was thus 'The BPI (British Phonographic Industry) welcomed the findings but added a note of caution.
“It’s encouraging that many illegal file-sharers are starting to use legal services,” said BPI spokesman Matt Philips.
“But our concern is that file-sharers’ expenditure on music overall is down, a fact borne out by study after study.” ’ Very strange, and contradictory statement to facts as presented by this particular study . Oh well, we pays our money and takes our choices link for this article is here= http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/4718249.stm