London Police Attempt to cut off illegal websites’ advertising revenue | BBC

What we find so interesting about this is that the digital music services that report to be friends of musicians are not taking a strong public position against Ad funded Piracy and supporting these measures. Spotify, Pandora and the like are affected by the downward economic pressure created by Ad Funded Piracy that diminishes both… Continue reading London Police Attempt to cut off illegal websites’ advertising revenue | BBC

David Lowery Talks Artists Rights | The BBC [video]

When he’s not on the road touring, Lowery is teaching students at the University of Georgia about the business of the music industry. He is a vocal critic of that industry, and particularly how technology – from illegal downloading to new streaming services – has made it harder for artists to keep control of their… Continue reading David Lowery Talks Artists Rights | The BBC [video]

Police crackdown on pirate site ads | BBC

“Operation Creative is being run… to really get to grips with a criminal industry that is making substantial profits by providing and actively promoting access to illegally obtained and copyrighted material,” said Supt Bob Wishart. The scheme encourages offenders to change their behaviour so that they are operating within the law, he added. “However, if… Continue reading Police crackdown on pirate site ads | BBC