Music Industry

Music Industry Launches an Anti-Piracy Campaign in the Form of a App Game

While piracy is on the decline, the music industry still considers it to be a major scourge.  Over the last couple of decades, the industry has tried everything from lawsuits to carrot-and-stick approaches to get their anti-piracy message across.  Now they want to make it a game.

It’s called Music Inc.  You’re put in the role of a manager in charge of building your music empire.  You start in your bedroom but by making the right choices, you can ascend to the level of Industry God.

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You find a band and start developing them.  If you do it right, you’ll see that the group’s music starts to sell–and starts to get stolen.

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That pisses off the band, so they want you to do something about it.

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What happens after that?  Find out more at TorrentFreak.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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