Friday January 03, 2014

File-Sharing Boosts Creation of New Hit Music?

According to a new study, online piracy is actually linked to the creation of more music

New research published by Tulane University Law Professor Glynn Lunney shows that online piracy is linked to the creation of more hit music. The increase in output can be attributed to existing artists, who make up for a decline in new hits from newcomers. This counter-intuitive finding suggests that file-sharing advances the core purpose of copyright, and that it should be permitted under copyright law.

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