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Internetnews: Paid Music Downloading, MP3 Player Sales Double

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By Dennis Lloyd

Publisher, iLounge
Published: Tuesday, December 9, 2003
News Categories: Digital Media

“Persistence is paying off in the battle between the record industry and music sharers, as Ipsos-Insight determined that there has been a growing willingness among Americans to pay for their tunes.

The firm’s research revealed that the number of paying music downloaders doubled in the first half of 2003 coinciding with the Recording Industry Association of America’s (RIAA) announcement that they intended to begin prosecuting file-sharers and the release of Apple’s iTunes music store.”

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1

i dont get is the RIAA is gettin money from itunes sales? Are they sueing iTunes?

Posted by dumbbut on December 9, 2003 at 10:15 AM (PDT)

2

actually, it is meant that they are adressing both issues. they love itunes, hate file sharing.

Posted by Fiddytree on December 9, 2003 at 11:41 AM (PDT)

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