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MP3s don't harm record sales, survey shows

Written by Jari Ketola @ 16 Jun 2000 6:51

According to a survey by US research firm Yankelovich Partners shows that majority of US consumers that have downloaded or streamed music from the internet have later bought the tracks at a retail store.
The survey was released the same week as US record labels increased their attack on controversial online music service Napster. It contradicts two earlier surveys cited by RIAA which claim that online file sharing has resulted in a decline in album sales, particularly to students. Source: vnunet.com

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