It’s difficult to remember a time without iTunes. To many people, especially to the younger generation, iTunes has always been a part of people’s lives. When it launched on April 28, 2003, iTunes was set to forever change the world of music and technology (Griggs & Leopold). When it first started, songs were available for instant download for only ninety-nine cents and albums for less than ten dollars. ITunes changed the way music was distributed and marketed.
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In 1998, a program that played MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3 files called Winamp was offered for download on the Internet as a free music player. Soon, people all over the world were copying music files off of CDs and converting them to MP3 files, then making them available to others over the Internet. In 1999, music piracy off... ... middle of paper ... ...stry Association of America and other sensible people continue to fight against it, piracy will always be contained at least to a diminutive degree. Works Cited “Fewer Than 1 in 10 Teenagers Believe that Music Piracy is Morally Wrong.” The Barna Group, LTD. n.p. 26 April 2004.
MPEG-1 has been around since 1992, but during the last few years (1998/99) it has started to get widespread attention from regular media and ordinary users. (What is MP3) In simple terms, this means that, using this kind of compression, digital music files can be shrunk so that they can be transferred faster over the Internet. "Without audio coding, downloading uncompressed high-quality audio files from a remote Internet server would result in unfavorably long transmission times" (FAQ). The MP3 standard impacted the music industry almost overnight. People began "ripping" their music (extracting songs from a CD) and converting them into MP3's, then sharing their collection with other users like themselves all over the world, using the internet.
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(McCort, 1) The big leap from physical to digital music started back in 2001, when the music industry experienced a unexpected dilemma in the way their music was shared. This dilemma was brought by the program Napster. According to Kenneth D. Crews, professor at Indiana State University School of Law, “Napster is ... ... middle of paper ... ...ey shows how easy it is to get your music on Pandora. After you verify you have the rights to your music, and have it on iTunes, Amazon, or other internet marketplaces, simply log it, click on the link that says 'SUBMIT YOUR MUSIC' and upload. Then you just wait for an acceptance or rejection email.
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