The so-called peer-to-peer (P2P) phenomenon or file-sharing specifically of music has been sought to be stopped at the threat of legal prosecution.Â The Digital Millenium Copyright Act of 1998 reinforced the earlier existing copyright laws of the United States.Â The legal move was based on the premise that illegal downloading of music infringes on the intellectual property . . .
Access Over Download
It appears that in spite of best efforts by the music industry to push CD sales and legal download, not enough revenue is being generated to sustain people of particular interest to the recorded music industry.Â These are the music publishers, the rights owners, and the companies offering downloads.Â Because of the prevailing situation, companies like Apple and Amazon are . . .
Ice Cream Sandwich, Anyone?
Android has recently released its latest version for mobile phones which like its predecessors is named after a dessert.Â Called the Ice Cream Sandwich, it brings the features ofÂ Honeycomb (an earlier version), to the foreÂ plus some added ones .Â Mobile phone users will be happy to know that these new offerings include facial recognition unlock, photography enhancements, . . .
Music That Comes Legally Downloaded
Not all forms of music downloads are allowed.Â It is highly possible that songs and albums are being illegally obtained without the knowledge of the user.Â Free music downloads are usually comprised of unknown songs from unknown singers as a form of exposure and promotion.Â Pay sites typically have exclusive tie-ups with popular artists. Anything that is much . . .
Love to Know Music
The site Love to Know Music, offers free and legal downloads for members and it has quite a collection of free downloads from a myriad of artists. From Country Music, Reggae, Smashing Pumpkins, Electronica and more music from around the globe, they have them all ready for download. They might not have the big names but they have some of the most promising artists along with . . .