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Music Industry and the Internet, The
Discusses the impact of the Internet on the music industry from 1990 through 2003. Discusses the technology, new business models, and record companies' moves. Provides the necessary background to discuss such matters as well as to assess the strategies of the five major record companies--Sony, BMG, Warner, EMI, and Universal. Ends with the question of whether the music industry will survive and with arguments from both camps.
Anand, Bharat N., and Estelle S. Cantillon. "Music Industry and the Internet, The." Harvard Business School Case 703-513, January 2004. (Revised from original April 2003 version.)