Should Downloading Music from the Internet Be Illegal?
The web is becoming a giant audition where millions of fans lay in wait Websites useful for fans and musicians
MY SPACE, YouTube
The internet has provided musicians like rap artists like Ludacris with less expensive ways of reaching larger audiences but also makes it easier for fans to acquire music without paying Many musicians start their music careers in the internet
Connecting artists with listeners create a win-win situation on the internet A kid that lives in a small town doesn’t have access to a big chain store, and he deserves to see the show and hear the music just as much as a kid in L.A. Downloading Music for free helps the music industry
Free downloads can encourage support for the music industry
68% of the people who download free music also purchase a CD, A book and also attend a live performance. Many listeners download free music for experiment use only
Free downloads provide exposure
Most consumers have no problem paying for entertainment
Who gets hurt by free downloads.
Zero evidence that free online music financially harms anyone If you think about it, the music industry should be rejoicing at this new technological advance. If we don’t take the reins, no one will
Everyone is forgetting the main way an artist becomes successful. Without exposure no one comes to shows, no one buys CD’s causing the skills of such a talented musician to go to waste. Most people can’t afford to spend $15 on cd’s
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