Piracy has some major implications on the whole music industry. The real effect on the sale of music cannot be accurately determined as the participators in the digital market does not usually follow the general behavior of demand and supply. The cost of digital distribution of music is fairly low as compared to the traditional methods that were used earlier. The majority of files that are shared over internet is based on zero price in monetary terms. Consumers prefer to listen to music without paying a single penny. And this in turn leads to a great fall in the revenues which are generated by the artists or content owners.
China-Music Piracy & Copyright Infringement Report, 2018 elucidates the growth and consequences of piracy experienced in the Music Industry. Due to this the economic ramifications are increasing among the stakeholders and in the global music industry. Core reason being the progress and development in internet and smartphone usage.
The report has done an in-depth analysis of the existing legal frameworks in China in relation to the copyright infringements. It has explained specific rights and liabilities of the artists, record labels and broadcasters.
The consumption of music has increased tremendously but so has piracy. The copyright laws in China have become obsolete to fight the issues of online piracy. The internet has provided enumerable ways for the violators to keep their identity anonymous. This makes it difficult for the authorities to regulate and track the offenders on the web.
Piracy in China is regarded as one of the highest in the world. Artists and music labels have suffered huge losses because of growing piracy in China. As per the copyright law anyone who commits any infringing act shall bear the civil liability. These provisions are explained in detail in the report.
Music industry is now confronting new avenues in which their rights are getting infringed and the rate of their revenues are diminishing. The laws alone are not adequate enough to tackle this issue, that is why technological upgradations are necessary to be implemented by the governmental authorities.
The report has provided various recommendations based on the social, legal, economical and technological aspects of music piracy through online platforms. These recommendations are valuable for the record labels and artists for securing their copyrights and also tracking and tracing the pirates online.
The report has also analyzed the music market in China and it shows the revenue generation in the industry through various platforms.
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