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Jun 15, 2009Mary Madden
In the decade since Napster’s launch, selling recorded music has become as much of an art as making the music itself.
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Our research on music highlights the internet's impact on music consumers, artists and the entertainment industry.
Sep 19, 2007Susannah Fox, Maggie Griffith
83% of online Americans say they have used the internet to seek information about their hobbies and 29% do so on a typical day.
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May 9, 2007Mary Madden
International fans of Pandora’s streaming online music service will have to deal with a rude awakening this week when the company is forced to disable accounts based outside of the U.S. due to licensing issues.
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Feb 15, 2006Deborah Fallows
About 40 million Americans were browsing the web just for fun or to pass the time on a typical day in December 2005.
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Mar 23, 2005Mary Madden, Lee Rainie
About 36 million Americans—or 27% of internet users—say they download either music or video files and about half of them have found ways outside of traditional peer-to-peer networks or paid online services to swap their files.
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Paul Roberts, ITWorld.com
Mar 23, 2005
"Recording industry lawsuits against file swappers and P-to-P (peer-to-peer) software companies may be forcing Internet users onto informal networks to exchange songs and videos, according to a new study by the Pew Internet & American Life Project....
Feb 14, 2005Lee Rainie
More than 22 million American adults now own iPods or MP3 players.
Cynthia L. Webb, washingpost.com
Dec 6, 2004
“We know what piracy debaters Lars Ulrich and Chuck D think of file sharing. But aside from the few who speak out publicly, musical artists typically sit out the rhetorical crossfire over copyright protection. This silent majority is the central focu...
Tom Zeller Jr., New York Times
''The overall picture,'' said Lee Rainie, the director of the Pew Project, ''is that the musician-artistic community has a much wider range of views and experiences than folks who watch the Washington debate about copyright might imagine.''
Dec 5, 2004Mary Madden
Artists and musicians are enthusiastic internet users and they believe
the internet helps them make and sell their work.
Wendy Tanaka, The Philadelphia Inquirer
Aug 12, 2004
The Pew Internet & American Life Project released results of a survey yesterday suggesting that even though millions of people go online for a host of everyday activities -- shopping, correspondence and banking, to name just a few -- they still prefe...
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The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project is one of seven projects that make up the Pew Research Center. The Center is supported by The Pew Charitable Trusts.
The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project is one of seven projects that make up the Pew Research Center. The Center is supported by The Pew Charitable Trust.