One large group hasn't welcomed the MP3
uprising: the music recording industry.
Bottom line: MP3
or not, the copyright holder must be contacted for permission to use her or his property for public performance.
Just about any computer can play MP3s
, although we recommend at least a Pentium, Mac Power PC or comparable processor.
In a world where it's conceivable that media organizations can own the entire artist-to-consumer process, MP3
is as close to free expression as we are going to get.
Table 4: Global MP3
Players Market by Online Population (2005): Percentage Breakdown of Purchase Intentions of New Purchasers and Present Owners in Major Markets (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-5 Appetite for Convenience and Cost Drives Market Growth II-5 Low-Cost MP3
Players Gaining Prominence II-5 Online Music Boosts MP3
Players Sales II-6 Piracy Via Internet Knocks Music Sales II-6 MP3
Players Tunes the Digital Music Market II-6 Devices with Built-in MP3
Players - Not a Galloping Threat II-7 Trade Fairs & Expos Form the Showcase of Novelties II-7
For further information, please contact Greg Wilfahrt, VP - Public Relations of MP3
This site has an in-depth list of MP3
sites, search engines and sites from which you can download music.
Artists Activity Logs provide valuable information for any artist who wants to evaluate their effectiveness in online self-promotion," said Michael Robertson, chairman and chief executive officer of MP3
The format is so popular that Diamond Multimedia recently introduced the Diamond Rio ($200), a portable Walkman-like device that lets you download MP3
files from your PC.
Sisvel has filed claims of patent infringement against SanDisk in The Netherlands, Germany, and the United Kingdom claiming that SanDisk's MP3
players infringe patents that Sisvel licenses and is seeking an injunction and damages.
The group, comprised of trumpets, horns, trombones and tubas, is one of the top genre-specific Stations on MP3
Developers enrolled in the MP3DN have created a variety of innovative tools using MP3