Increase of Illegal Downloading of Music

794 Words Feb 4th, 2018 3 Pages
The technology development of computer and communication led to increase the illegal downloading of digital multimedia (e.g. music). In general, there is no change in the behavior of buyers, but starting of internet network and uprising of computerized systems, result in latest rise in piracy. The digital revolution has been one of the most important causes in control of piracy. As the arrival of the digital revolution, it has become not difficult to copy digital information without losing in its features. One more significant cause has been the introduction of the Internet, a commercial Internet protocol that has basically opened the front gate to low cost worldwide sharing. A third facilitator has been the fast growth of high speed internet. Developments in broadband technology have permitted people to upload and download enormous files fast. The existence of these three causes has become a ‘perfect storm’ for illegal downloading. As a result this could considerably destroy market progression and sustainability of companies. (Sudler, 2013).
Another reason for increase the number of illegal downloading there is no global obligation within the countries to control the online piracy. For example, China has website named Baidu, largest search engine site in China, remains to provide a facility of sharing widespread music (Young, 2011, cited from Sudler, 2013). Other countries such as…
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