Digital Music Sales Up as ISPs Help Clamp Down

Record companies' revenue from digital music sales rose 40% to $2.9 billion over the past year, but the growth is still failing to cover losses from collapse of international CD sales, the music industry's global trade body said. However, the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry, or IFPI, said its long-standing campaign to push Internet service providers, or ISPs, to clamp down on subscribers who trade copyrighted files was finally bearing fruit.

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