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Free app launched to tackle subject of music piracy

Feb 05, 2014, 5:56 AM EST
A fan uses his mobile phone during the performance of the US band Queens of the Stone Age on the second Day of the Corona Capital Music Fest at the Hermanos Rodriguez racetrack, in Mexico City, on October 13, 2013.
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The latest tool in the war on music piracy is a free app which allows users to take on the role of managing an emerging band. The app is designed to give young people an insight into the modern music industry and to educate them on the effect of piracy on artists. Music Inc is a collaboration between UK Music, the Intellectual Property Office and Aardman Animations. Much of the recent effort to stop music piracy has focused on site blocking.

 

Background:

Anti-piracy app launched in United Kingdom [BBC]

Free app launched to tackle piracy [ITProPortal]

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