Fighting The Riptide: Anti-piracy special report 2018

James Hanley

The war between pirates and the creative industries is a constantly mutating arms race fought at the cutting edge of technology.

This high-stakes battle impacts on every level of the record industry, costing the UK business tens of millions of pounds per annum.

While streaming has transformed the digital marketplace, its piracy problem has not diminished.
“We estimate that music piracy in the UK costs our industry over £120 million a year,” Kiaron Whitehead, BPI general counsel and acting head ...

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