French Anti-Piracy Law Decreased Music Consumption Variety, Research Suggests

Newly published research shows that the French anti-piracy law Hadopi has had a positive effect on digital music sales. This effect decreased over time but remained relatively stable for bigger artists. The same data further suggests that people's music consumption became less varied during the same period. According to the researcher, the discovery element of piracy could benefit smaller artists.

by Ernesto

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