File sharing (unauthorized or not) is good for music sales: Industry Canada

While not at all surprising to those of us who have done our own analysis, an Industry Canada study has confirmed yet again the same as other independent studies have: that P2P filesharing either has a neutral or beneficial effect on music sales.

See: Jack Kapica, Rob Hyndman, Howard Knopf

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Adding in the Statistics Canada study

Adding in the Statistics Canada study (CBC news article), things were far better for the music industry than the foreign major labels claimed in the committee hearings that lead to the Industry committee report.

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