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Old 11th July 2012 | Show parent
Originally Posted by 2manyrocks View Post
I remember seeing this graph earlier in this thread.

Has anybody done a study measuring the degree of statistical association between broadband penetration and retail sales of music among various age groups? Or is there some publically data that would show the amount of increased website activity for piracy sites that could be measured against decling record sales?
there was one in particular that tracked reduced sales and increased P2P activity in markets with Broadband versus those with Dial Up. It pretty much resulted in what you'd expect... faster internet correlates to more P2P and less music sales...

and there's this...
Digital Music News - Broadband Penetration vs. Album Sales, 2000-2010...