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July 16, 2015

Why No One Will Reform Washington

The R&D tax credit has been a “temporary” provision in the tax code since 1981. Each time the credit is about to expire, Congress rallies support to renew the tax break from those who benefit from it. As the libertarian IPI puts it, “this cycle has repeated itself for years ... Congress essentially uses this cycle to raise money for re-election, promising the industry more predictability the next time around.”

March 24, 2015

Music Industry Makes Major Change To New Releases

According to a study by the Institute for Policy Innovation in 2007, the music industry loses out $12.5 billion each year due to piracy, or illegal downloading of music.

February 3, 2015

Intellectual Property

Intellectual property rights deserve the same protections as physical property rights, said an open letter to Congress from 67 advocacy groups, industry associations and scholars Monday.

February 3, 2015

Advocacy, Trade Groups Implore Congress to Protect IP Rights

Intellectual property rights deserve the same protections as physical property rights, said an open letter to Congress from 67 advocacy groups, industry associations and scholars Monday.

January 23, 2015

NASA Spends $392,000 on A Communications Book Should We Encounter Aliens


IPI expert referenced: Bartlett D. Cleland
January 22, 2015

Free Music Isn't Such A Bargain After All

On the surface, the idea of free music is great, but the future of the art form depends on how many people will continue to pay for it. Here’s why: Music piracy has cost the recording industry more than 70,000 jobs and $2 billion in lost wages to American workers. According to the Institute for Policy Innovation, piracy equals $12.5 billion in losses to the economy every year.

December 30, 2014

Leaked Slides Show Sony's Worry About Piracy in the Movie Business

The leaked slides offer a glimpse into what big-time movie studios are thinking when it comes to their competition. According to a study by the Institute for Policy Innovation, film piracy was costing the U.S. economy $20.5 billion annually.

December 1, 2014

Avast! Musicians, Artists and Actors Hurt by Acts of Online Piracy

Aaccording to the Institute for Policy Innovation, about $17 billion and 70,000 jobs are lost every year due to piracy, which is definitely a factor causing our poor economy.

September 26, 2014

International


IPI expert referenced: Tom Giovanetti

Those who oppose intellectual property rules in FTAs mostly base their rejection on a fundamental opposition to IP rights protections, rather than to the particulars of trade deals, wrote IPI's Tom Giovanetti. 

June 27, 2014

Is streaming technology saving the music industry?

When digital downloads took off in the late Nineties, file-sharing services blossomed, too. The industry went into a tailspin as music sales virtually halved over the next decade. One 2007 study by IPI estimated that illegal downloading was costing the US economy $12.5bn a year.

 

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