Piracy growing as fewer fans buy downloads

Record labels are losing their battle with digital piracy as the number of people who regularly download songs legally falls back, research will claim today.In the wake of innovative attempts from the likes of Radiohead and Coldplay to develop new marketing and distribution methods, record labels are being urged to overhaul their business models if they want to survive.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2008/may/15/piracy.digitalmusicUK software piracy rate declines
For the first time in three years the amount of pirated business software on UK computers has fallen.The Business Software Alliance’s (BSA) annual survey shows a 1% drop in UK piracy rates to 26%.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/7400260.stm

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