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Music Origin

  • Date Submitted: 01/28/2010 09:09 AM
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Introduction:



For centuries people had dreamed of capturing the sounds and music from the environment. Many had attempted it but no one had succeeded until Thomas Alva Edison discovered a method of recording and playing back sound. What had started out as an apparatus intended as part of an improved telephone led to the development of an instrument which would change the world, making it a happier, even a better, place to live.



Revolutions:

(Case of Mp3 sharing software development)

A revolution in the music industry has surfaced In 1999, Shawn Fanning, a Northeastern University undergraduate, wrote a small MP3-sharing software application known as Napster. Originally designed for the exchange of Fanning and friends\' own recordings, Napster quickly became a conduit for mainstream MP3s, and an MP3-sharing community was built overnight as the beta version of the shareware program quickly caught on. New songs could be found and downloaded at the touch of a button. Entire albums could be exchanged in minutes for free. In addition, the natal Sagittarian Sun (self) in the company’s chart sextiles Mars (action) conjunct Neptune (illusion, lack of boundaries), producing the ability to do it all anywhere with complete anonymity.

The Recording Industry Association of America contends that the service Napster provides is just a high-tech shortcut to music piracy. But in recent “friends of the court” briefs, the Computer and Communications Industry Association, which represents tech giants like AT&T, Yahoo and Oracle, said the courts need to reinterpret and revise some of the “overprotective” models for guarding intellectual property.



Online business contributed much to the music industry as similar to the other traditional companies. It helped the business to grow globally and to reach out the customers all over the world. Easy access, news details, shipping to home, attractive prices, lots of choices made...

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