Essay on Downloading Music on the Internet

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Who’s downloading?

Throughout many years of the computer age there has been much advancement in computer technology. It first began with the people getting the Internet, then people began to understand the Internet, and then lastly people learned to overpower the Internet. Within the past several years the downloading music factor strongly took effect. To the majority of the internet population they tend to believe there’s nothing wrong with getting free tunes, but there is the select few who believe it is morally wrong. Overall, I truly enjoy having the free access to music; it enables you to try new music without bother making purchases and having a poor after effect. This is an excellent way to save money, as well as making your
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Because these names are so common, if you were to go to any search engine and type these names in, the site would automatically pop up.

Now of course there is going to be the opposing side to this issue. From the past years, throughout having Napster, scour, and some other programs; these all were shut down from professional artist issues. Napster had some issues dealing with giving out artist’s music, basically it was done without contacting them prior. This problem wasn’t Napster’s fault, but with having lots of money spent in courts and lawyer fees things finally got tended to. The problem consisted of the artists were mad that people were able to attain their music without going to store to purchase it (Napster). In the last year, it is true that the percent of music sales dropped a total of 3%, which is not a complete loss. The artists believe that having these sites people were going slow down on the music purchasing, and soon that one day people would almost completely stop. I personally thought that it was a blow up and the artists should remain calm.
From a recent study it mentioned that a total of 71 % of the people would insist on looking up music and then after they found what they wanted they would go ahead and purchase the newest CD in stores. (www.accessatlanta.com) People such as Metallica, Eminem, and Brittney Spears said that, “Why should we spend our hard earned time on music, to just have people get it for free.”
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