The process of stream ripping, in which websites enable users to rip streams from audio and video services and convert them to permanent downloads, poses a major threat to the growth of legal music services by undermining the services’ paid tiers that offer offline listening to subscribers.
- The assessment by the IFPI earlier this year of the global recorded-music industry, recent national trade association results, and major record-company financials clearly illustrate the importance of music streaming in the modern-day music industry.
Features and Benefits
- Details the latest happenings in the world of stream-ripping sites.
- Examines the latest pronouncements by the chief of the BPI and analyzes whether the impact on legal services is as strong as claimed.
Key questions answered
- What is stream ripping, and what impact does it have on legal streaming services?
- What stream-ripping services are the most popular in the world?
Table of contents
Growth for both sides of the streaming coin
Research shows the size of the problem
Measuring the impact on legal music services