Australian record labels cry poor as piracy chokes growth

The Australian music industry has shrunk by 30 per cent since 2001 and record labels claim $200 million has been lost to piracy in the last five years.Globally, recorded music sales fell about 10 per cent in 2009, leading the labels to renew calls for a strong crackdown on illegal file sharers.
http://www.smh.com.au/technology/technology-news/record-labels-cry-poor-as-piracy-chokes-growth-20100122-mp71.html
http://www.theage.com.au/technology/technology-news/record-labels-cry-poor-as-piracy-chokes-growth-20100122-mp71.html

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