Essays Tagged: "recording industry"

New Challenges faced by the Music Industry.

he MPEG Layer 3 encoding (MP3) and the peer-to-peer networks present a challenge to the traditional recording and distribution methods. Before now, there has never been a large-scale piracy network su ... of the major legal stumbling stones in the current environment, and legally it is the focus of the recording industry as a whole, and individual artists. It now reaches beyond the music industry as i ...

(11 pages) 585 0 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Essay in support of music piracy.

ir music without the control and manipulation of the business. And that is the exact reason why the recording industry is bent on shutting down all peer to peer sharing programs.The record labels and ... bankruptcy in 1998. She had sold $188 million worth of CDs, but she was broke because of a terrible recording contract that paid her less than 35 cents per album. She actually owed the record label mo ...

(2 pages) 86 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Napter Business Ethics

ian ethics, downloading music to avoid purchasing a CD is hedonistic and morally unacceptable. The recording industry and their contracted artist lose considerable revenue from the abuse of informati ... to record television programs for noncommercial use in the home violates no law. And the Audio Home Recording Act of 1992 made it clear you can use a digital audio tape player or other similar gadgets ...

(2 pages) 61 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Position Essay: Should Downloading Music Be Legal?

36% of CD's, the highest percentage within a given group. In other words: all those attempts by the recording industry to stop music downloads is in fact the cause of declining sales. The recording in ... People can't buy an album if they don't know it exists. Regarding exposure, many advocates for the recording industry argue that if anything, it makes the problem worse. If someone suddenly finds out ...

(4 pages) 351 7 4.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Whether it is legal for students to share music online?

you may notice that there are many lawsuits about intellectual copyrights these days. For example, Recording Industry sued Napster (an online repository of downloadable music files) last December, al ... copying of digital music breaks the copyright law and encroach the hard-working artists' interest, recording industry need to take some action to solve this problem.First of all, according to the Fed ...

(4 pages) 36 1 3.7 Nov/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Online Piracy; the Economic Effects of the Music Industry

The world phenomenon with technology has finally infiltrated into the recording industry. College students around the world are getting their favorite music songs and dow ... xt big wave in the transfer of music. The problem with the downloading of music is the basis by the recording industry of saying that it is copyright infringement and that music downloader's are steal ... ed what is called The Millennium Digital Act. All of this has affect on the economic profits of the recording industry. I will look into whether or not all of these aspects really do affect economic p ...

(14 pages) 300 0 4.8 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

The Success of Rap

the rap star producers has allowed big record companies to benefit from this booming section of the recording industry.Support by those you oppose. This can be seen as the basic summary of white consu ... ught within this demographic group is most likely due to the availability and decreasing prices for recording machines to make bootleg copies of albums to sell in the ghettos. This affects rap groups ...

(9 pages) 23 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

History of ozzy

The Life of Ozzy and His Contribution to the Recording Industry "Retirement sucks!" These are the famous words from one of the most captivating m ... ists today, and has taken everyone by surprise. In this paper I will discuss some history about the recording industry, background on the Ozzman himself, and how he has sparked the recording industry. ... recording industry.History of Recording Industry Thomas Edison has to be credited with starting the recording industry, because without his invention of the phonograph, there might not be music on the ...

(6 pages) 531 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Online Music Trading

uilding to sue, who would the artists go after? … the people! In the year 2003 RIAA, or the "Recording Industry" began to track people who were sharing files on the internet. If they successful ...

(2 pages) 1164 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The Digital millennium Copyright Act

ough to replicate the same quality of audio/video that they could replace analog standards that the recording and motion picture industries felt the sting of digital piracy.Unlike analog copies, digit ... works, Napster of which was the most infamous. Instead of having one central target to go after the recording industry was faced with literally millions people who were pirating music.Though through a ...

(8 pages) 45 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

To Download or Not to Download: Music Piracy

even warranted the attention of the federal government. If the situation was better handled by the recording industry and the government, however, the new technologies could lead to an improved scena ... ery CD and DVD sold (and unlikely scenario), it?s hard to imagine how to stop it? (Warner 130). The recording industry?s fight against these technologies seems ineffective, especially considering that ...

(4 pages) 49 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Dealing with Digital Piracy

d and profitable business model in the face of these new technologies. Of particular concern to the recording industry is piracy. While individuals could certainly make copies of cassettes and CDs, wi ... h partnership, RIAA might be able to take advantage of some of the illegal programs innovation. The recording industry has proven that lawsuits alone will not solve their problems; it is time to try a ...

(20 pages) 113 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Industry Analysis: Music Industry; Recording

hese establishments contract with artists and arrange and finance the production of original master recordings. Establishments in this industry hold the copyright to the master recording and derive mo ... master recording and derive most of their revenues from the sales, leasing, and licensing of master recordings. The music industry is one in which a five major companies have enjoyed exclusivity for s ...

(8 pages) 40 0 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

A New Way to Break the Law: A Report on File-Sharing Networks

s it fair for a man in California to have to refinance his home to pay an $11,000 settlement to the recording industry? “I’m giving up and can’t fight this,” said Ross Plank, 36, of Playa Del Ray, ... programs such as Limewire, Kazaa, and Grokster. Kazaa was being pursued the most by record labels, recording industries pressing charges.“Consider four cases the RIAA (Recording Industry Associat ...

(9 pages) 22 0 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

Warner Music Group report

oup Corp (WMG) is a music content provider, which produces record labels in the music field. In the recording industry, WMG is the third greatest recording company. Historically, WMG was formed in 200 ... sks include finding, developing, and managing music talents. Furthermore, the company also produces recording labels, albums, and others. Besides that, WMG is one of the largest owner of song copyrigh ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2012

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers