Downloads are easy to locate can cost nothing to the user making them a tempting alternative to legal methods of obtaining music. On the negative side, record sales will decrease. According to a study by The Institute for Prospective Technological Studies, piracy has a positive effect of music sales. Effects of Illegal Downloading on the Music Industry Illegal downloading is commonly known as piracy others whose hard work , musicians, songwriters, but it also makes it possible, great talent who make music t only does the illegal trading , convenience, downloading of music allow for art to be spread with ease , it describe that the steeling music from artists, record label employees , in an economy as tough as ours currently is for people to hear music they otherwise simply could not have afforded to consume.
This will likely reduce the opportunity to access good music in the future as musicians may then turn to other alternatives for making a living. Often called the voice of the music industry Napster, the RIAA reported that music sales in the states have dropped a whopping 47% since illegal downloading service debuted in 1999.
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Illegal downloading of music has negative consequences for the music industry, including lower artist royalties, loss of jobs and tighter budgets that restrict many record companies from. Music downloads from file- sharing sources have become increasingly popular since the advent of Napster in 1999.