THE QUESTION ABOUT PIRACY What negative affects has media piracy had on the American society?- One of the things I did to narrow the question I came up with was to keep myquestion geared towards a specific area which is America. Also instead of justsaying effects, because there could be negative and positive affects I just focusedon the negative part of piracy. My argument is basically stating that even thoughmany people
MY POINT I think the most important point/argument that I am trying tomake is that media piracy is not something that only affects theproducers of media. It also affects the people who don’t do becausethe prices of the media rises and someone that they know may alsoget them in trouble by being fined or put in jail. So media piracyaffects the criminals and the producers but also innocent people. Thisis a whole society that media piracy is affecting.
THE SUPPORT BOOKS Martinez, R. "Matthew David, Peer to Peer and the MusicIndustry: The Criminalization of Sharing; Sociology 26.5 (2011): 655-58. Print. "Pop Song Piracy." : Disobedient Music Distribution since 1929,Kernfeld. August 2011. Web. 15 Nov. 2012.<http://www.press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/P/bo11590513.html>.
THE SUPPORT ARTICLES Scholarly Article: Wall, David S. Jailhouse Frocks: Locating the PublicInterest in Policing Counterfeit Luxury Fashion Goods Journal ofCriminology November 1, 2010 50: 1094-1116 Ellyat, Holly. "Florida City Named Pirate Capital of Music World."Yahoo! Finance. Web. 15 Nov. 2012.<http://finance.yahoo.com/news/music-industry-fights-conquer-piracys-104812479.html>.
THE SUPPORT WEBSITE "Industry Pressure on Music Piracy." Music Piracy. The New YorkTimes. The Associated Press, 1 Mar. 2007. Web. 19 Dec. 2012.
LETS EVALUATE The sources I used are all credible because they are either fromreliable sources like New York times website or scholarly articles andbooks all written by authors that have good rating or that areprofessors, researchers, or are in other form of a high profession.
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SHOULD MEDIA PIRACY BE LEGALIZED I came up with my question by first doing some pre searching. I wanted to keep my question centered on how media piracy effects individuals. First question was: what would happen if media piracy was legal?
POSITION/ THESISI believe that music piracy should not be legalizedbecause it promotes stealing in such a free manner.Piracy in the music industry has lead to problemswithin the economy as well as money loss for artist.Stealing is still a crime and those guilty should beheld accountable.
ARGUMENT Money loss for artist Promotes stealing Negative effects on the economy I answered my research question by finding evidence toback up my thesis statement. Within my sources I foundinformation about how piracy within the music industry hashad negative effects on the US economy
M . U. S . I . C . " S I G N O U R P E T I T I O N . " M U S I C U N I T E D. O RG . MUSIC UNITED FOR STRING INTERNET C O P Y R I G H T , N . D . W E B . 2 6 N O V. 2 0 1 2 . < H T T P : / / W W W. M U S I C U N I T E D. O R G / > . provides valuable information on why piracy is harmful to the music industry from the artist’s point of view provides statistics, and specific quotes from artist are who talk about how digital piracy has negatively affected their work
HINDUJA, SAMEER. MUSIC PIRACY AND C R I M E T H E O R Y. N E W Y O R K : L F B S C H O L A R L Y P U B . L L C , 2 0 0 6 . P R I N T. how and why people engage in media piracy people partake in the act due to their peer’s actions and theeasiness of the crime media piracy has a negative effect on people
SHEHAN, BRIAN. "STOP THE MUSIC!" JOURNAL OF A DV E RT I S I NG R E S E A RC H 5 2 . 3 (2 0 1 2 ): 1 -1 3 . PR I NT. This article talks about how digital music piracy has become such aburden on the entertainment industry as well as the US economyresulting in billions of dollars lost
EVALUATION PROCESS factual because they are written by journalist and experts. information is often presented in a way which in unbiased.With the scholarly article, I can trust that that the informationis reliable because it is often written by a professoror scholar in that particular field.
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