Digital Music

Study Shows Illegal Downloads Rising Just As Paid Digital Growth Slows

It should come as no surprise, but an extensive new UK study by Entertainment Media Research shows that illegal downloads are at an all time high just as paid download growth is slowing.

The study also chronicles a growing shift in the 13-60 year old population towards social networking sites for socialization, information and music discovery.  86% of theis broad age group visited a social networking sites last year and about 40%  of those have music embedded on their personal pages (65% of teens).

You can read the entire study or download it free as a PDF here

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