Piracy has always been an issue within the music industry it is something that has taken on different forms over the years as technologies change and improve.  Before the interent piracy was done by copying cd’s and then selling them on to other people, i’m willing to bet that this still goes on in todays world but not as much.  This is due to the arrival of high speed data links which can enable users to share large amounts of data very quickly whenever they so wish and by sharing the file information over the internet they do not have to make a physicall copy of the cd.  The internet has vast amounts of sites where audio/video editing software can be downloaded free of charge which then enables people to file share without paying over and over again for the one song which is being shared around. this in turn hits the music industy and artists where it hurts as they are not getting the royalties from each purchase. Continue reading