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How Wifi Has Influenced Music Sharing & Piracy

31 Jul

It could be said that people love to share. Whether a person wants to transfer a recipe or an idea, there is an audience available. The Internet allows people to share just about anything, including music.

1. People Do Not Need To Burn Discs

If a person wishes to share music, it is unnecessary to burn a disc. Burning a disc may take a significant amount of time to accomplish. On top of this, a person that wants the disc may be unable to receive it right away; this leads to frustration for both parties. However, the Internet allows a person to get the music from the CD through an email. Sharing can also be done on a website chosen by a participant.

2. Sharing Takes Place at Any Hour of the Day

No matter what time of the day it is, a person can easily exchange digital items with another person. In the past, it was necessary to wait until a reasonable hour before exchanging items; school buildings and college campuses were typical locations. Exchanging the item may take some time if one person is in another part of the building. However, the Internet allows people to share items at midnight or noon. It does not matter what the time zone is. There is little reason to leave an area to make a transaction or plan something.

3. Sharing Can Go Quickly

Sharing on the Internet is fast; a person can download a video or album within a few minutes. There are websites available for a person to search when he or she wants something specific; if he or she wants a sharing website that deals with foreign music, there are several on the Internet. A person can locate a website with files numbering in the thousands. People do not have to look far to find something that is appealing to them. When they click on a link, they get what they want in a swift manner.

4. People Believe That Items Should Be Free or Cheap

The Internet influences how people perceive pricing. People have grown up in a world where items are free on peer sharing websites. Because of this, it is not uncommon for an individual to believe that items should be free or cheap. The individual may assume that he or she should get something without paying money. People may go out of their way to avoid paying for something. This belief is all over the Internet, and it is likely to stay in the public conscience for some time. It cannot change overnight no matter what.

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Peter Wendt is a writer from Austin, Texas. He loves researching and writing on a variety of topics, including technology and the influence of the Internet in our daily lives. If you are in need of Internet access, he recommends this wireless Internet solution.

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One response to “How Wifi Has Influenced Music Sharing & Piracy

  1. Kawawa Chitiya

    July 31, 2012 at 11:36 pm

    Reblogged this on DIGITAL VELOCITY.

     

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