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Get ready with your best eyeroll. According to a new report by Informa Media Group, the value of global music sales conducted over the internet will reach 3.9 billion dollars in...
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Pah. The only reason why bought online music hasn't / might not take off will be because of excessive pricing, small library sizes and / or lack of choice of download bitrate. Lay on cheap [Â£.30/$.5] tracks with enormous [rather than the currently pretty feeble] availability at any bitrate on a fast server and it'd take of in minutes.
"The creatively named report, Music on the Internet (4th Edition)" I like this sarcasm here. CD Freaks should use more of it.
Apart from the creative title (of the report) methinks they are a bit creative with their figures....why do companies pay clowns like this big bucks when a uni student standing on a street corner asking questions could come up with the same results...........:X
...and I predict the downfall of mediocrity. Arnold being elected for president. The comeback of Elvis and the RIAA becoming a new religion.
I don't know where they came up with the loss of 2.4billion for 2003, because I would have NEVER bought the music I downloaded. I only got it because it was free, but to expect me to pay for this crap is ridiculous, I would simply not do it.
If its to mediocre to pay to listen to, then why waste time, and peoples bandwidth downloading it?