• File Sharing Music Industry Internet
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    Dan Miller Ross O. Wagner English 101-G 708 June 2005 Internet File Sharing and the Music Industry Imagine millions of songs accessible in one place. Today songs are just a few clicks away since the introduction of the internet and file sharing. File sharing is simply taking a file and allowing other internet users to download and use the file permanently. The accessibility and use of file sharing programs has devastated the music industry financially. The fact that almost every song recorded t...
  • Napster Record Companies From Shutting Down File Sharing
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    Napster is continuing to comply with the District Courts injunction and to prevent the record companies from shutting down file sharing. In the process of doing so, we have implemented a range of filters designed to remove from the Napster service all copyrighted works for which we have received notice. We have recently enhanced those filters in an effort to screen out the wide range of variations in artist name and song title that result in noticed works continuing to appear on the Napster inde...
  • Aimster Debate Users File Napster
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    The idea of sharing media files over the Internet has become a controversial subject as of late. While file sharing applications such as Napster are currently under fire from the US government and from Music Recording companies, one would think that no one would try to mimic Napster's technology. Johnny Deep, a computer consultant in Troy, New York, has been hailed as the creator of "The Next Napster." Deep is the mind behind "Aimster", named after his daughter, Aimee. Aimster piggybacks the com...
  • File Sharing Sales Files Infringement
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    FILE SHARING Ethical Debate with Today's Technology (INTRO) You may have illegal content on your computer right now! File sharing has become a very large issue today in society even though it has existed for decades. It has been the recent advances in our technology that has made it main stream and in the eyes of the general public. File sharing today tests the limits of technology along with our ethics making it a fuzzy grey area. When discussing file sharing's effect on society, first you shou...
  • Music Downloading File Computer Download
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    Music downloading is one of the biggest phenomenon's to hit the market in the past decade, and undoubtedly you " ve downloaded some music yourself. But lately music downloading has become an issue, and record companies along with their artists have tried to stop this new wave from happening. Though some people consider file sharing illegal; I believe it's absolutely necessary for musicians to get there names out, and for music lovers to hear there sound. Veranda Normand said it best "Most artist...
  • File Sharing Music Riaa Album
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    Author? s Note: This was originally an informative speech and was some portions were edited for time purposes, so some modifications may be required. If you? re using this as a speech, it will be around eight minutes long. Word Count: 1, 054 Introduction Most people have an idea of what file sharing is, but they? re not exactly sure why it? s such a big deal. Some of them may even be aware of the fact that file sharing is punishable by law and carries a fine of up to and including $20, 000. Sinc...
  • Downloading Music Files Internet Napster
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    Jason Garcia WRC 1023 Alyson Martin March 24, 2005 File Sharing: Good or Bad? Napster, Kazaa, Audio Galaxy, Aries, Win MX, Imesh. All these companies are the cause of a great deal of talk in not only the media, but between people all across our country. Everybody is asking questions. How does it work? Who is behind it? What are the laws behind all these court cases? They are all file sharing communities, for music, on the Internet. Quite a few of the major music companies are suing the music sha...
  • File Sharing Music People Record
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    To Steal Music or Not to Steal Music The music industry is a very cutthroat business. Within the past few months a great deal of controversy has arisen. This controversy is based around whether copying music and sending them to friends is illegal or not. There are many different views on this but recently record companies have taken legal action against file sharers and these people who have been convicted have been given penalties for their actions regarding music copyrighting laws. Considering...
  • File Sharing Napster Music Internet
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    Napster A battle is being fought over how we access our music. Technology has greatly changed the days of going to the record store to purchase music. Now we are able to link to millions of music lovers around the world by hopping on our computers, getting on the internet and by using a file-sharing program called Napster. Now many questions arise: Is it stealing from the artists or is it stealing from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA)? It also brings about the questions of ho...
  • File Sharing Music People Sales
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    The MP 3"We are born savage and self-centered, and then, unless we move to Hollywood, we get over it. We become civilized. We enter a state in which we understand that sharing is good." - John Perry Barlow In the past few years record sales have plummeted to an all time low, the record industry has since been frantically searching for the crack in the dyke; a reason for all this. The most obvious target that has been chosen by these corporations is the act of internet file sharing, more specific...
  • Napster Copyright Owner
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    Sean Fanning, the creator of Napster, had no idea of the effects when he jump started Napster in 1998. Hundreds of thousands of songs were being exchanged by the blink of an eye, minute after minute, millions by the hour. This had the record companies and artists heads spinning with no solution for the matter in sight. From the greed stricken record industry executives to the teenagers downloading the latest Limp Bizkit track, it seemed as though everyone had their own stance towards the file sh...
  • Artists And The Program Music Napster Artist
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    Since the creation of the Internet people have found different ways to use it at their advantage. More recently people have used it to download music from any artist off huge servers, the most popular of which was Napster. This program was originally created by Shawn Fanning as a way for him and his friends to share MP 3 files. Now it has grown to the most popular place to share pirated music over the Internet. So how has this program affected the music industry? An article arranged by David Gra...
  • Record Companies Music Cost Cds
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    The New York Times article put a perfect perspective on how ridiculous and greedy record companies really are. What a perfect way to teach a lesson; sue a child for $750, 000, and lesson learned. As far as I can remember, music downloads and file sharing has been going on for years, and even before The Napster era, so how convenient to make it illegal now, coincidentally when the music industry has been at an all time low. Of course the reason behind that may not be the fact that the past couple...
  • The Recording Industry Association Of America Is Evil
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    Have you paused lately to give thanks to the Recording Industry Association of America? We certainly have not. Extensive research has been undertaken to reveal how truly evil the RIAA is. e. vil (v l) That which causes harm, deceit, or destruction The RIAA, we have resolved, has significantly shown instances of each of these tiers of evil. In early September, The RIAA began to initiate a seemingly unending sequence of lawsuits to hold online music sharers accountable for the file-shar...
  • Riaa Seeing Its Way To The Top
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    "RIAA Targets Are Surprised By Piracy Suits" Author: Nick Wingfield & Nick Baker September 16, 2003 The Wall Street Journal Section B 1 & B 2 The record industry has made another attack on the millions of people who download music from online media libraries. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) targeted individuals who had uploaded large amounts of songs in recent months and they also targeted users which have the most copyright violating songs. So far the RIAA has filed 261 law...
  • File Sharing Issues Peer 2003 Files
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    Introduction Online file sharing has been around ever since networks have been in use. There is nothing new with file sharing now other than the vast amount of files currently being shared. Even though what is currently shared is not all legal, and some are borderline in its legality, no matter what an industry can try, file sharing is here to stay. Although a file sharing giant may come down there are numerous other applications just waiting to take its place. One may argue that it is the indus...
  • File Sharing A Step Ahead In Technology
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    Have you ever taped music off your favorite radio station? That's the old way you would do if you can't afford the albums. Today people are doing a similar thing, downloading music from the Internet. Downloading music off the Internet is such a convenient way to get your music. It is such a great opportunity for those who are willing to takes their chances, and chances are, they would not get sued by the RIAA (Record Industry Association of America). I, as a peer who does share and download fil...
  • Internet Music Piracy Fast Cheap And Easy
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    In an age where popular culture and technology are both rapidly expanding and becoming entrenched in the daily lives of Americans, it was no wonder that their paths would eventually cross. One aspect of pop-culture especially affected by the growth of internet usage is the music industry. Modern technology has made wide-scale trading of music possible in the form of MP 3 files available over the internet for free, all at the click of a mouse. File sharing has been an issue many teens have felt s...
  • File Sharing Music Napster Industry
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    Peer-to-peer file sharing over the Internet was thought to be the wave of the future by many computer experts. When peer-to-peer file sharing technology was developed, record label executives didn't know what to think; the leaders of the music industry thought that music as a marketable part of the economy was finished. Since the leaders of the music industry figured that most people have a computer nowadays, anyone could download music from the Internet for free. If everyone could download musi...
  • File Sharing Files Web Legal
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    File sharing is the practice of making files available for other users to download over the Internet and smaller networks. Usually file sharing follows the peer-to-peer (P 2 P) model, where the files are stored on and served by personal computers of the users. Most people who engage in file sharing are also downloading files that other users share. Sometimes these two activities are linked together. P 2 P file sharing is distinct from file trading in that downloading files from a P 2 P network d...