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The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) has released its report on Digital Music 2009. According to the report (.PDF). It concludes that despite initiatives by the music industry, 95% of music downloads continue to be illegal. Yes, the IFPI, or as it's known, the global version of the RIAA, says that 40 billion songs were illegally downloaded in 2008, and the report goes on to state that:The debate has a huge way to go, but the campaign for ISPs to act as proper partners in helping protect intellectual property is making progress. Yes, they're talking about "three strikes rules" the E.U., France, and now the RIAA are considering / embracing. Nothing like really, really,... Read more...