Record labels keep blaming P2P, but it's a hard sell

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In response to a new survey suggesting that P2P file-swapping might not be harming music sales, music’s international trade group IFPI today put out a statement. “The net effect of illegal file-sharing in the UK and elsewhere has been to reduce legitimate sales,” IFPI asserts. “This is why spending on recorded music has fallen every year since illegal file-sharing began to become widespread.”

Link: http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news/2009/11/record-labels-keep-blaming-p2p-but-its-a-hard-sell.ars

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