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När gamla lagar och nya teknologier möts: En diskussion om den illegala nedladdningen av musik idag
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Department of Cultural Sciences.
2014 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Research shows that almost 30 per cent men and 20 per cent women at the age of 16-24 inSweden download music on a regular basis instead of buying records. Thanks to moderntechnologies teenagers of today have become used to downloading music illegally from theInternet. Even though legal alternatives, such as Spotify, have become popular, the behaviorof illegal download of music still persists. What do record companies do to prevent thisphenomenon and why do they go to such length to stop this widespread movement? Thequestion is, why is illegal download of music a problem – and for whom?To investigate this I’ve read books about the subject, analyzed web pages of alternative recordcompanies and interviewed a drummer in a local band. As a conclusion I discuss the pros andcons of free download of music in Sweden.

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fildelning, nedladdning
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URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-33403OAI: diva2:708759
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Arts and Culture Programme, 180 credits
Available from: 2014-12-03 Created: 2014-03-28 Last updated: 2014-12-03Bibliographically approved

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