1.1.1. Digital Music Piracy Music piracy is a big thing and concern for the music industry and law enforcement. It is supported by the MP3 invention that enables users to send, copy and keep their music over an Internet connection. The Internet itself is the primary appliance to implement digital music piracy by empowering Internet users to commit crime easily because Internet does allow anonymous communication. Music piracy is transnational and shifts in thinking from ownership of physical property to ownership of ideas (Wall, 2005).
Computer software is pirated by simply copying it onto another machine not authorised for its use. Book piracy takes place when a book is reproduced by someone other than the real publisher and sold in the market. A performer's right is violated when a live performance of an artist is recorded or telecasted live without his/her permission. In a cinematographic work piracy generally takes place through unauthorised reproduction of the film in video forms and/or displaying the video through cable networks without taking proper authorisation from the film producer (the right holder). In fact, there are numerous other ways through which piracy of copyrighted works take place.
Due to the fact that the Internet has enabled the use of software that allowed peer-to-peer transfers of files between different Internet users, the illegal downloading of music was made possible for internet users all over the world. There are both pros and cons to downloading music. The pros and cons of this action definitely has had its affects on the music industry in different ways. Since the launch of programs such as Limewire, one of the first most popular adopted music downloading services in 2000, the sources of unauthorized music to download for free from the internet have proliferated tenfold. Although the practice of downloading copyrighted material, such as a song, has always been illegal, there has not been a proven effective way to put a stop to this illegal practice.
The third “paradigmatic change” which is considered to have brought the most radical changes came along with the development of digital technology and the introduction of the Internet in the 1990s. The development of digital technology in the music industry has alternated how the industry operated and its centre of focus shifted from the physical to the virtual (Wikström 2009:4). According to Warr and Goode (2011:126), the introduction of the Internet and the digitalisation of music changed activities that the music industry traditionally undertook including the production, distribution, promotion and consumption of music.
Censorship of the internet restricts first and ninth amendment rights, but also gives a sense of security to many people. The argument against government monitoring has been used before in the past for the technology at the time. The government should be able to monitor
Music industry has a big problem and its called Piracy, What is piracy? Piracy is the act of robbery or illegally copying someone’s work without their permission and credit it as your own. thats why apple has banned free music in its products, to help the artist get what they deserve and not feel like they have ben cheated. ✓ Today’s technology has evolved a lot. For the music industry, we started with big equipment to play music, from cassette tapes to CD’s to MP3 players.
Introduction These days, new media is on the rise and many people would say that it is gradually eclipsing old media. But what is new media and old media? According to the Oxford Dictionary, new media is defined as a form of mass communication using digital technologies like the internet while old media is defined as means of mass communication that are not interactive or do not involve the internet ("old media"). This topic is hugely relevant to our daily life as we live in an age where technology is slowly overtaking print and traditional forms of media, where the rise of Digital Media and Social Media, has drastically changed our lifestyles, socially and economically. Is traditional media really going the way of the Dinosaurs?
The use of products or works protected by copyright law without permission such as music piracy, pirated movies or even stealing intellectual property is copyright infringement and those such acts are legally and socially the worst. Currently, violation of intellectual property rights which is usually the case with the music industry, brand names and movies. The law has been written to prevent several violations of copyright in most countries. Although copyright has continued to be a serious problem, the people can prevent it in some best solutions. Copyright infringement, highly effect the software program, music industry, or the brand names has become a long-standing problem.
Quality Control- Content marketing is the way to control the quality by producing good quality content for the website. Many of them just produce what is already exist on internet then after sometime they are not able to use that content due to copyright issues. Therefore, every marketer who involves themselves in content marketing can control the quality by producing good quality content which is valuable to the customers. ii. Discrepancy- Sometime who produce good quality content that agencies may shut down for some reason?
1.1.2 Background of Study In this new era of generation, the numbers of people shopping online has increased significantly throughout the year which give greater impact to the business world. According to Magee (2003), the growth in the number of online shoppers is greater than the growth in Internet users, indicating that more Internet users are becoming comfortable to shop online. This whole new phenomenon of purchasing online kept on increasing due to the existence of the internet that trigger the users to choose the online shopping medium to purchase their items. The Internet, as a mean for both firms and individuals to conduct business, is nowadays one of the most widely used non-store formats (Saprikis, Chouliara and Vlachopoulou, 2010).