File-Sharing and CD burning remain steady in 2002

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#1

I just posted the article File-Sharing and CD burning remain steady in 2002.

A report of the research firm Ipsos shows that
Americans continued their file-sharing and CD burning activities last year, and teens continued to download music from file-sharing networks in…

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#2

I would bet that just about every teenager in high school(99.99999999999999%) has atleast downloaded a copyrighted MP3 before. I would say that atleast 90 % of teenagers download MP3s on a regular basis. I would also say that atleast half of teens copy and trade CDs with each other.


#3

Pretty much everybody I’ve spoken to doesn’t see anything really wrong with downloading Music without purchase, although some download to try before purchase (like me) About 1/3 told me that it benefits artists as they want to encourage more people to go to their concerts and this is one way to do it. Only one person I know of does not like piracy at all and will even refuse if possible to record a track from CD to tape or even rip it on to a PC. I couldn’t figure out why until someone told me: He’s the owner of a record shop. Oops…