UncategorizedNovember 2, 2005

Teen Content Creators and Consumers

American teenagers today are utilizing the interactive capabilities of the internet as they create and share their own media creations.

UncategorizedJune 24, 2005

Anticipating the Supreme Court Grokster ruling

Our surveys shed light on public and elite attitudes about free online file sharing and copyright.

UncategorizedMarch 29, 2005

Supreme Court Hears Arguments in File-Sharing Case

Although long lines prevented me from entering the courtroom today to witness the arguments firsthand, the scene outside the hearing was also a fascinating microcosm of the parties affected by this debate.

UncategorizedFebruary 22, 2005

Napster DRM workaround

Reuters ran a story last week about an unauthorized software “patch” that enables Napster subscribers to convert the protected WMA files they lease to WAV files that can then be permanently burned to a CD.

UncategorizedFebruary 14, 2005

iPods and MP3 Players storm the market

More than 22 million American adults now own iPods or MP3 players.

UncategorizedFebruary 8, 2005

The PR of IP

Palatable soundbytes in a P2P case are hard to come by…

UncategorizedJanuary 7, 2005

Blog readers hungry for more than words

The blogging audience is more likely to download and share files online when compared to those who don’t read blogs.

UncategorizedDecember 5, 2004

Artists, Musicians and the Internet

Artists and musicians are enthusiastic internet users and they believe the internet helps them make and sell their work.

UncategorizedJune 23, 2004

DMCA Reform Being Considered

As usual, the recording industry, the technology sector, consumer advocates and policy makers are having difficulty finding common ground on this issue, to say the least. But how do the musicians…

UncategorizedApril 30, 2004

Preliminary results of survey of musicians

Between March 15 and April 15 of this year, 2,755 musicians and songwriters responded to a Web-based survey about the way they use the Internet and their views on a host of public policy questions related to copyright and music file-sharing on the In…