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Music Anti-Piracy Best Practice Guidelines

From pre-release promos though to current releases and back catalogue there are steps that can be taken to minimize your exposure to the harms that music piracy can cause. AudioLock, the world’s leading music anti-piracy specialists (according to Google’s statistics*) have produced a set of impartial, practical best practice guidelines to help you make sense of this complex and often misunderstood part of the modern music landscape. Whether you’re an established label, or a self releasing artist, music piracy will be impacting you negatively. Find out what free steps you can take to mitigate this harm.
A2IM Members can download this helpful PDF below:

About A2IM:
A2IM is a 501(c)(6) not-for-profit trade organization headquartered in New York City that exists to support and strengthen the independent recorded music sector. Membership currently includes a broad coalition of more than 700 Independently-owned American music labels. A2IM represents these independently owned small and medium-sized enterprises’ (SMEs) interests in the marketplace, in the media, on Capitol Hill, and as part of the global music community. In doing so, it supports a key segment of America’s creative class that represents America’s diverse musical cultural heritage. Billboard Magazine identified the Independent music label sector as 37.32 percent of the music industry’s U.S. recorded music sales market in 2016 based on copyright ownership, making Independent labels collectively the largest music industry sector.

Learn more about A2IM here.
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