Music industry to adopt universal street dates - report

Murray Stassen

The music industry is very close to implementing a global release date, if fresh reports are anything to go by.

According to Billboard sources, a global street date could be in place by July 2015, which will see all countries releasing new records on a Friday.

The move is intended to fight digital piracy, which is said to be made possible at the moment due to the availability of new releases in some countries a few days before other countries.

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