Sharing is good for revenue of creative industries

Posted on vrijdag 11 oktober 2013

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Sharing is good for revenue of creative industries

A new report released by LSE’s Media Department contradicts widespread claims about the decline of creative industries as a result of copyright infringement.

The report shows that the gaming, film and publishing industries are growing and new business models are emerging based on digital sharing.

For some in the creative industries, copyright infringement may actually be helping boost their revenues, the report finds.

Citing the big rise in the use of Creative Common Licenses, the report points to the ways that some creative industries are making use of, and profiting from, the digital culture that relies on access, sharing and co-creating.

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