Essays Tagged: "downloading music"

How The Internet has Affected the Music Industry.

m just web pages to e-mail, to online gaming, to viewing sport and film previews, and to buying and downloading music online. The Internet has now become one of the music industry's greatest markets, ... of power. It was with the creation of an MP3 website called Napster that the public really took to downloading music from the Internet. Up until the formation of Napster, the technology had been avai ...

(4 pages) 359 1 4.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

The rights and wrongs for downloading music from the internet for free.

Downloading MusicNowadays, most people don't go to music stores to buy CDs anymore. So how are they ... et the same quality music and entertainment pleasure for absolutely free.Of course, to many people, downloading music from the web doesn't seem like an important matter. It might even be a must-do-eve ... might even be a must-do-everyday "chore" to them. However, many people don't realize the fact that downloading music from the Internet is against the law! People are breaking laws, copyright laws. Th ...

(3 pages) 227 2 3.8 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Internet Debacle.

album sales.Technological advances designed to make the consumer's life easier and better have made downloading music a free task. Evidence that material available for free online downloading, causes ... g music makes people happy, so indeed free works.In addition, far from damaging the music industry, downloading music from the Internet induces an all-purpose, cogent marketing tool. When thinking abo ...

(3 pages) 72 1 4.3 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Plagiarism research paper- copyright laws.

you know that you may even be committing a civil crime when you are copying and pasting an essay or downloading music from the internet? Metallica, a talented heavy metal band (particularly Lars and J ...

(5 pages) 275 1 3.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The history, benifits and complications of Mp3s and Piracy.

ying to fight the major sites and companies in court with copyright suits. Quinlan states "Although downloading music over the Internet and playing it back on computer or portable digital music player ... the taking - has rattled the record industry. Faced with the daunting prospect of consumers simply downloading entire libraries of music for free, the label's trade association, the Recording Industr ...

(7 pages) 278 0 4.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Postive Opnion on Music Piracy.

d before. Then you might have gotten their CD or gone to see them live. Maybe that artist supported downloading music. Say it was an artist that you had heard of by radio, TV, or another source; if it ... is making way too big of a deal about this music piracy thing as well. The recording industry says downloading music from the Internet is ruining their business, destroying sales, and costing artists ...

(4 pages) 225 3 4.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

Editorial discussing the controversy of downloading music. Gives a quick overview of the history of music downloads and goes into opinions from teens and adults.

s have surfaced. Every form of information has been at risk of being pirated from a computer. Music downloading has had a huge effect on people and generates many opinions and views on the issue. ... Every 9 out of 10 kids download music and over 2.6 billion songs are downloaded each month. Downloading music has a huge effect on the public and the music industry. To understand how all this ...

(5 pages) 163 0 3.9 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Napter Business Ethics

The question posed "Is downloading songs off of Napster morally acceptable?" I am assuming this is not a question of Naps ... ts a chance to be heard by potential consumers. " While their goal epitomized utilitarian ethics, downloading music to avoid purchasing a CD is hedonistic and morally unacceptable. The recording in ... son that this practice, while socially and legally acceptable, is morally wrong.As I have said, downloading music is legally acceptable. A "1984 ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court found that the u ...

(2 pages) 61 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Are You Downloading or Freeloading?

There are those that believe there is nothing wrong with downloading music from Napster and there are those who believe that it is wrong. I personally believ ... ieve that it is wrong. I personally believe that it is wrong and that it is not morally acceptable. Downloading music primarily destroys intellectual property rights and means lower sales because CD q ... law is the responsibility of the end-user". With this in mind, Napster users engage in unauthorized downloading or uploading of copyrighted music. They infringe at least two of the copyrighted holders ...

(3 pages) 97 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Pro law presentation / essay

d before. Then you might have gotten their CD or gone to see them live. Maybe that artist supported downloading music. Say it was an artist that you had heard of by radio, TV, or another source; if it ... Does mere possession of the song without paying for it become classified as theft? Ultimately, does downloading songs without paying take money away from the people who made them?The NARAS (National A ...

(3 pages) 63 0 2.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Music downloading, illegal or not ?

Downloading music has become a part of everyday life of all most young people in modern world today. ... of everyday life of all most young people in modern world today. With the development of computer, downloading music and file-sharing are also developed. Although in someone's opinion, that is a kind ... haring are also developed. Although in someone's opinion, that is a kind of piracy, I support music-downloading and file-sharing, as a teenager.First of all, we should ask why people like downloadi ...

(3 pages) 140 5 4.4 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

File sharing

File Sharing in the United StatesLet's take a trip to cyber space and learn the basics of downloading music files or as everybody else calls it, "file swapping". Today's big supplier of peer ... s to copy onto their computers for free. KaZaA and Napster are two of the most popular websites for downloading free music. Since Napster, most popular of the two, was shut down due to illegally downl ...

(3 pages) 69 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

BMG entertainment & Music Industry SWOT analysis.

ord label to create websites branded towards different music genres.First major record label to use downloading technology to promote sales of CD's and cassettes.*Merged with AOL--AOL has the largest ... rs had the option of having CD's or cassettes mailed to them. Consumers may not want to "deal" with downloading music from the net. They may just stick with what they have. Many sites had illegal down ...

(4 pages) 260 0 4.2 Oct/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Napster

A Modern Day Robin HoodMy favorite crime has to be copyright infringement. Specifically, I mean downloading music of the net. In my mind this sort of crime really has no downside. First of all, ...

(2 pages) 392 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Moral Issues of Downloading Music

oney, why can?t a person download free music if he or she feels the price is too high? Peer to peer downloading and file sharing is one of the most popular uses of the internet within today?s generati ... medium of getting music is the variety of music itself. Since there are so many people sharing and downloading music, the variety of music is greater, giving the user a various selection of music fil ...

(7 pages) 50 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies