The Internet Has A Good Thing For The Future

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The Internet Has Been Good For Music Every adult over the age of 18 has seen the changes the music industry has gone through since the introduction of the internet, digital downloading, and online streaming. These adults have heard that Tapes, CDs, MP3s, and the internet were all going to destroy the industry. Has the internet destroyed the music industry yet? According to Ian Morris, Author of the article, "Technology is Destroying the Music Industry, Which is Great for the Next Taylor Swift," music is changing, but the only thing the internet is destroying is the record companies. He explains that this change in the music industry is a good thing for the future. Morris talks about the roles the record label plays and why the labels are on the way out. The biggest change in music since the internet was the development of Napster. In 2014, Napster marked fifteen years after the rise and fall of their online file sharing platform. The article "15 years After Napster: How the Music Service Changed the Industry", by Alex Suskind, talks about the failed program ,Napster, and why the biggest change in the music industry made record labels scared. So what does this all mean and why should people care? Well, for starters when it comes to musicians and record labels, the record labels make most of the money, as well as most of the decisions. Music was never meant to be something that was used for money, it was made for enjoyment and should be shared without extensive rules and

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