Essays Tagged: "music files"

this is an essay that describes the music industry and its foes the MP3.

The Music Industry and its Foe the MP3Perhaps no other decade in history has contributed as much to the ... and its Foe the MP3Perhaps no other decade in history has contributed as much to the growth of the music industry as the 1990's, the digital decade. One thing that fascinates me is the Internet's pow ... s. Although MP3 is not a new format it is the fastest growing file format on the Internet. MP3s are music files that are converted from a normal CD audio file but in a lot smaller size; which means th ...

(12 pages) 450 1 3.1 Jun/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

Internet Debacle.

The Internet DebacleMusic resonates everywhere, whether people chose to hear music or not. For example department stores ... le department stores, amusement parks, highway rest stops, and restaurants can all be found playing music openly. Music comes from within, but to some, comes from Internet websites that provide an eas ... es from within, but to some, comes from Internet websites that provide an easy and open door to the music industry. Until fairly recently, the music industry has regarded file-sharing as a threat, and ...

(3 pages) 72 1 4.3 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Let Us Share and Burn- this is a 675 word essay that disscuss why the music industrie should let us burn our own cd's.

the internet any one can have the newest hit CD in just one simple click of a button. However, the music industry looks at this as a crime. If you ask me I think the only crime is paying anywhere fro ... dollar for a CD that might only have one good song on it. The industry claims that the 2.6 billion music files downloaded each month cost the songwriters almost 3 billion dollars a year in income. So ...

(3 pages) 40 1 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

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.

ht laws 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 ... n 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 t ...

(5 pages) 163 0 3.9 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

File sharing

le 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 to peer mus ... eir 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 downloading and upload ...

(3 pages) 69 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Should RIAA keep filing lawsuits against people who illegally download?

launched lawsuits against 261 peer-to-peer file sharing users for illegally downloading copyrighted music. Before these lawsuits, the legality of file sharing was widely debated, and all the while P2P ... pster, and Kazaa services, as well as 25 people using university Internet connections to distribute music files. American University in Washington, D.C., Boston College, Iowa State University, and the ...

(6 pages) 48 0 4.8 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

The impact of the Internet on the music industry

AbstractIn recent years, illegal music downloading has become a large focus of the music industry. It has brought a huge drawback to ... look the negative sides of downloading MP3 and the copyright laws and insist on downloading illegal music files due to it being difficult to trace these online illegal acts.The aim of this essay is de ... lt to trace these online illegal acts.The aim of this essay is describe how MP3 has impacted on the music industry. It also includes basic information on MP3 technology, music file-transferring techno ...

(11 pages) 429 0 4.5 May/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Napster Case Study

OutlineI. IntroductionNapster allowed the free download of the various music files which enraged the music companies because it resulted in losses to them. The legal compl ... c companies because it resulted in losses to them. The legal complications had implications for the music industry.II. Bodya. The decision makers such as music companies, MP3 software companies, ... erested parties to find a solution to the legal problems that emerged due to the cases filed by the music companies against Napster. Control system plan could assure the music companies that their dem ...

(7 pages) 88 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce

Napster, From Freeware To Business Model

      Napster is a computer software application that enables it's users to share compressed music files called mp3's freely over the internet. This practice has been deemed illegal by numerous ... apster is abetting the free exchange of copyrighted songs over the internet. Is Napster hurting the music industry? Does Napster affect CD sales? should Napster be shutdown for good? These are the typ ...

(10 pages) 26 0 3.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Napster

ore, Fanning's brothers are not the ones, who own all the songs in the cyberspace. However, several music industries and artist tried to shut down Napster. The copyright protection of music distributi ... a member of Napster by download its software at www.napster.com. After swapping and downloading the music files from other members of Napster, people can listen to the music files anytime on their own ...

(6 pages) 18 0 5.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The Online Music Debate

THE ONLINE MUSIC DEBATE This paper will explain what an MP3 is, a brief history of online music, and laws regar ... will deal with online file-sharing communities, recording artists, and the public's opinions on how music files should be shared as well as my own personal opinion. Lastly, it will give an idea of the ... be shared as well as my own personal opinion. Lastly, it will give an idea of the future of online music.MP3 stands for MPEG Layer 3 Audio. It produces near-CD quality sound. An MP3 is basically a co ...

(5 pages) 32 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Digital Piracy

deo-games Sue page 1). MP3 files are the most common type of pirated file on the Internet. They are music files in a very compressed format so they are easily transferred even on slow Internet connect ... he only problem with this is that "any hardware device that limits what consumers can do with their music or videos files will face steep hurdles before being adopted. Previous devices with built-in c ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Moral Issues of Downloading Music

If it is ok for a starving man to steal food if he has no money, 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 ... ne of the important features that have lead to the success and popularity of this medium of getting music is the variety of music itself. Since there are so many people sharing and downloading music, ...

(7 pages) 50 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Illegal Downloading

The tension between music artists and fans has grown significantly in the age of the internet. The worldwide web is acce ... reated to allow files to be shared among the entire internet community. Included in those files are music files which contain copyrighted material. The simple fact that they are copyrighted should be ... are self proclaimed anarchists aren't true to their beliefs because real anarchists would give away music for free. His satirical approach shows how absurd the idea of downloading music is without cha ...

(3 pages) 60 2 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Illegal Music Downloads

es?b. What are those Companies Position in terms of illegal downloading?c. How do they obtain their music?2. Legality to those Individuals downloading files:a. Does downloading music from companies li ... ects the artist and the Production Company?a. What type of economic impact does downloading illegal music has on production companies?b. What economic impact downloading illegal music has on the Artis ...

(5 pages) 63 0 5.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Napster, P2P software, and the Sharing of Music in the Digital Age.

Napster, P2P software, and the sharing of music in the digital age.These days, millions of people worldwide are sharing music over the inte ... it allows people to create digital links between two computers and transfer data, or in this case, music. Record companies as well as artists are not happy about this, as CD sales have plummeted, an ... reason why many believe (or believed, before they got caught) that it’s ok to download mp3 files (music files) for personal use and not be legally persecuted. This is what Napster lawyers thought. ...

(8 pages) 21 0 3.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The Iconic Apple iPod and the Post-Consumer Stage: Socio-Political Factors

ain, from returns to customer satisfaction. The Apple iPod has completely changed the mp3, portable music player industry. Apple has a grasp on the market ever since the first iPod and has never let g ... roduct developed a small version, the shuffle, to cater to customers looking to exercise with their music without the larger version becoming a hassle. It developed technology to hold not only your mu ...

(3 pages) 19 0 5.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce

My Perfect System

the time. Owning a computer is very much mandatory to me. Various things I do including downloading music, work and online shopping all need a working computer. Without a computer I would have a hard ... er has a hardware memory 750 GB hard drive that provides a great amount of space for all my photos, music files, and anything else I may need space for. My computer has a Windows 8 operating system. M ...

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2012

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers