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2009-05-14 15:45:00

New research by an industry group known as PRS for Music finds that file-sharing sites help make popular music acts even more popular.  According to the study, the most popular pirated music tends to be songs at the top of the charts.Conversely, there was little evidence that file-sharing sites helped new acts develop an audience.The study's authors say their research suggests that file-sharing sites are becoming an alternative broadcast network comparable to radio stations.  PRS...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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