Guardian Unlimited reports that record companies shouldn’t rely on the stamping out of file sharing to plug their financial gaps. [quote]Despite the success of Apple’s iTunes, with 6.5m songs sold in just over three months, and a new crackdown on illegal file sharing, Jupiter estimates that digital sales will account for only 7% of the US market in 2003 and will not offset declining CD sales hit by piracy and illegal downloads.[/quote] To read the full article and to voice your views on this issue, head over to the Off Topic forum. See the topic: :icon2[url=http://forum.mjeol.com/index.php?showtopic=6663]Legal downloads won’t make up for drop in CD sales[/url]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *