Music Research: Legal Hits Just As Dominant On P2P

imageChris Anderson may think the internet unleashes a sales boom for obscure and old content but, in the P2P file-sharing world, music download patterns look uncannily like those back in the world of mainstream hits, according to new research. The Long Tail Of P2P paper, which observed illegal downloading habits over 12 months, says: “Consumers are still driven to seek the same music in legal and illegal markets. The most swapped files were also the most downloaded on legal music sites, indicating that what


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