This contribution obtained long after the initial distribution of movies in theaters and television. Pirates do not pay wages or taxes and they do not give benefits to the workers. Therefore, how is it possible for all these workers obtained those benefits when the viewer preferred to watch the film at pirate sites rather than in more legal ways. Conversely, actors and directors may not experience the impact since they may not be getting a considerable portion of back-end money (Strauss, 2013). For them, piracy is just another way of upping up their visibility where recognition of their work, their name, and their face is predominant.
Many people are impacted when material is pirated because companies make less money when people essentially steal their products. When companies make less money, they cannot afford to pay their employees as much – or even continue paying people at all. This causes people to have a difficult time finding paid work in the entertainment industry – especially artists, who suffer directly as people rob them of their profits by uploading and downloading their content without paying for it. In order to protect people in the industry, the penalty for pirating any material should be much higher. Although Canada has tough laws regarding piracy (when compared with the rest of the world), the maximum $20000 fine for copyright infringement (Shaw, 2015) should be higher in order deter more people from entering the piracy business.
This is true for many films in cinema and other works. Conclusion and Recommendations Digital piracy rate in developing countries is found to be mainly related to the economic standing and environment, technical advancement of the country, the regulation and enforcement of laws, and the acceptance of the society. For economy, overpricing and income inequality are found to be promoting piracy; for technicality, the advancement of IT systems and the internet; for regulation, the weak enforcement of the laws; and for the social aspect, the acceptance of the society of piracy as a norm. The study has severed lack of data and is primarily based on previous studies conducted before 2010. The data and conclusions hereby drawn may no longer be relevant.
The reason people are eager to watch movies online is because it is free of cost and the quality of picture and sound is great. Watching movies online with your friends and family is fun. And the entire family can sit together to have good time watching old movies which are now not accessible easily and which do not appear on TV. Now you do not have to change your daily routine according to the movie time as at present you can watch them online without any tension. Moreover, you can also pause the movie and do other important stuffs without being stressing about missing any part of the movie.
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
Internet and new technologies are developing every day and decline more and more new entrants in the market. The largest threat to the industry is still the piracy, which is responsible for the loss of millions of an industry. They are available and free, and everyone prefers to find something without paying. Music is remaining as the first form of entertainment around the world and it will be. Porter five forces analysis in this industry allows us to show the strategies that are important for develop the
Movies don't live on VHS anymore, music isn't confined to vinyl and art doesn't just exist on the walls. Copyright laws seek to protect intellectual property like physical laws try to deter theft. Laws such as copyright laws aren't unique to the digital age, but they have become more important as the crime of digital piracy becomes more accessible to a wider audience. Copyright laws have always been important. For many years they have helped to ensure justice for writers who's words have been copied and not attributed to them, or artists who's designs have been copied.
Development of music creators, workers in cultural industries and the state is hampered. Income from the payment of royalties is lost. This may lead to an exodus of talented artists to foreign countries in search of greener pastures where their work is better rewarded. Local artists cultural creativity is devalued and economic development is not sustainable. (World anti-piracy observatory) 2.2 Category 2 The impact of music piracy on cd sales.
As an artist if your first product that you have invested in is not successful due to it being pirated and you having no control on how it is being distributed, then there will be no incentive to work on a second project and you may decide to change your career. Villarroel (2010) asserts that piracy leads to economic losses and infringements on the moral rights of copyright owners. This leads to a loss of respect for cultural works and a threat to indigenous culture and identity. 2.4 Category 4 What has is being done by Government to control music piracy The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry’s (IFPI) Digital Music Report 2013 reported that major inroads have been done to deal with this threat. South Africa still lags behind due to the country being behind technologically and relatively poor internet
Online shopping is convenient and beneficial to its users. It brings the whole shop to the customer’s screen. Making it easier and faster for that individual to buy products as said by Jain (2016). Jain (2016) indicated that buying online has more variety than traditional shopping. The buyer can get brands that are not found