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Pirates stole e-books June 08, 2012 rbth.ru

In the UK, 29 percent of those who use e-book readers download pirated texts according to Entertainment Media Research, while according to an American Assembly Poll, in the U.S. this share is 46 percent.

Law firm Wiggin commissioned Entertainment Media Research to quiz 2500 UK punters this March. Of those polled, 60 per cent watch TV live when it’s scheduled …

1 in 3 Brits own an eReader May 02, 2012 foyles.co.uk

The survey was carried out amongst a group of people who totaled 2,500 and was carried out by Digital Entertainment Survey from Entertainment Media Research and media law firm Wiggin. The age group that was targeted by the survey team was between 15 and 64 and was carried out in March 2012.

One In Three In The UK Now Own An e-Reader May 02, 2012 goodereader.com

The survey was carried out amongst a group of people who totaled 2,500 and was carried out by Digital Entertainment Survey from Entertainment Media Research and media law firm Wiggin. The age group that was targeted by the survey team was between 15 and 64 and was carried out in March 2012.

1/3 Of Brits Now Own An Ebook Reader May 02, 2012 booktrade.info

A new survey has revealed that a third of Brits now own an ebook reader, a stat that has risen by 21 per cent compared to 2011. By comparison, reading printed books as an activity has fallen by 4 per cent according to the digital entertainment survey commissioned by Wiggin, although it still rides high as an activity engaged in by 43 per cent of the survey’s respondents.

One in three Brits now own an eReader May 02, 2012 techdigest.tv

A new survey commissioned by entertainment media research and media law firm Wiggin has revealed that one third of Brits now own an eReader such as Amazon’s Kindle or the Kobo Touch.

‘One third’ of Britons own e-reader May 02, 2012 thebookseller.com

The research, taken from 2,500 consumers aged 15-64, representative of UK national demographics, was carried out for Wiggin’s 2012 Digital Entertainment Survey.

1/3 of Brits now own an ebook reader May 02, 2012 techradar.com

The stats come by way of the 2012 Digital Entertainment Survey from Entertainment Media Research and media law firm Wiggin, which surveyed 2,500 British people aged between 15 and 64 in March this year.

City Spy: Costly to be up for cup with Ryanair May 02, 2012 thisislondon.co.uk

E-books are taking off, according to the annual audit from media law firm Wiggin of Britain’s digital entertainment industry. Almost a third of Brits own an e-reader or have access to one, up from a fifth last year.

New data reveals dual-screen viewing patterns May 02, 2012 digitaltveurope.net

The extent to which viewers are watching TV and using other devices at the same time has been revealed in new research commissioned by law firm Wiggin.

70% use second screen while watching TV May 02, 2012 advanced-television.com

A survey by UK specialist lawyers Wiggin reports that 70 per cent of respondents said that they watch TV while browsing the Internet or using another device.

65% have concerns about access to their personal details on social media.

Connected TV wont reach significant numbers soon, but consoles are driving web activity on TV

Wiggin Survey and Summit reveals the future of digital entertainment

The findings of a separate report, published by the law firm Wiggin and Entertainment Media Research, suggested a significant number of consumers would be …

But it looks as if the decision to charge could cause catastrophic drops in reader numbers, if a survey conducted by Entertainment Media Research on behalf …

UK piracy measures yet to bite May 28, 2010 Variety

According to a report by media law firm Wiggin LLP and Entertainment Media Research, 34% of those engaged in piracy said they would “do nothing to change,” …

£15 a month for legal P2P? May 27, 2010 TheRegister.co.uk

The survey is law firm Wiggin’s annual research into consumer and entertainment expenditure, this time conducted with Entertainment Media Research. …

The survey was conducted by Entertainment Media Research and commissioned by media lawyers Wiggin. (Music Week) — Rebel Digital chairman and CEO Robin Kent …

More than 90% of consumers would not pay £2 a week for Times Online. Most consumers (91%) would be unwilling to pay £1 a day or £2 a week to access the Times Online, according to research, with only 5% saying they would fork out £2 for a week’s digital subscription.

The report, published by law firm Wiggin and Entertainment Media Research, claims that 44% of those using pirate sites would be willing to pay a small fee …

But a newly-released report from media law firm Wiggin and Entertainment Media Research found that a paywall was “probably a flawed business model”. …

Christmas music boosts sales, it’s been proven. Here are some seasonal favourites you’ll be hearing on the high street.

The Times and its sister paper, The Sunday Times, could lose more than 90 per cent of their online audience when they introduce charges to read their websites next month, research has found. The study, to be published on Wednesday by Wiggin, a media law firm, came as News International’s newspapers unveiled their redesigned websites before the first big test of charging consumers for online news.

Report by Wiggin LLP also notes that 32% of UK consumers expect to watch more 3D content in next year. Screen International provides a range of effective …

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Top 10 Christmas songs of the decade December 22, 2009 Guardian.co.uk

Christmas music boosts sales, it’s been proven. Here are some seasonal favourites you’ll be hearing on the high street.

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Mariah Carey Most Played At Christmas December 23, 2009 Billboard.biz

Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You” is the most played song at Christmas in the U.K. over the past decade, according to collecting societies PRS for Music and PPL.

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Top 10 Christmas songs of the decade December 22, 2009 Guardian.co.uk

Christmas music boosts sales, it’s been proven. Here are some seasonal favourites you’ll be hearing on the high street.

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Music is playing such a critical role on fast-growing social networks that brand owners can no longer ignore it for brand-awareness strategies.

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Brits No Longer The Pits In The Bedroom November 20, 2009 Eathtimes.org

Over a third (36%) of Brits have had sex in a public park compared to less than a quarter (23%) of the French and on average, we’re having 5.2 ogasms a month.

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Web-based companies remain reluctant to make their users pay – so how can they secure the revenue they need?

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BT and Sky ready for music showdown August 06, 2009 Techwatch.co.uk

BT is attempting to make inroads into the legal music download service that will compete directly with Sky and Virgin Media.

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Ofcom has just released its fourth Communications Market Report 2009 (August), which is a mammoth 334 page .PDF (Adobe Reader) document charting every conceivable variable of the UK’s Television, Radio and Telecoms (Voice, Broadband etc.) markets. It reveals that nearly 65% of UK households had a fixed-line broadband connection in Q1 2009, up from 58% a year previously.

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BT, the UK’s largest ISP, has followed rivals BSkyB and Virgin Media with plans to launch a music subscription service to address the Government’s Digital Britain proposals to end piracy.

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Do you want music in the workplace? July 16, 2009 Guardian.co.uk

Ever feel that listening to La Roux and Little Boots would liven up those PowerPoint presentations? We’d like to know if your working lives would be made better with a soundtrack.

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New research shows that the number of teenagers illegally sharing music has fallen dramatically in the past year.

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The threat of being disconnected by an ISP after being warned three times against illegal downloading would either definitely or probably deter a full 80 percent of consumers, a survey has found…

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75% of UK ‘want web-connected TVs’ June 10, 2009 TechRadar.com

A new survey by Entertainment Media Research has revealed that the interest of internet-connected TVs is bigger than ever.

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Consumers willing to pay ISPs for pirated content June 10, 2009 Revolutionmagazine.com

LONDON – Consumers are willing to pay their ISPs up to 70% more on their monthly bills if it meant unlimited access to normally pirated content, such as TV programmes, movies and music, according to research.

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UK consumers are prepared to spend on average £26 per month on digital entertainment content that is currently available for free or pirated, according to new research.

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People who illegally download music would largely ignore warning letters telling them to stop, according to new research from law firm Wiggin.

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A coalition of the U.K. creative industries has called on the government to take action against illegal file-sharing in its Digital Britain report, due next week.

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The majority of consumers want to be able to watch online content through their TVs. While 17% already can do this, a further 58% say they would like to be able to do this.

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Warnings don’t deter pirates June 11, 2009 Webuser.co.uk

Only one-third of surfers would stop downloading copyright-protected content from the web if their ISP sent them a warning letter, a survey has found.

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A new UK survey finds that only one-third of P2P file-sharers would change their behavior after receiving a warning letter alone. If ISP disconnection remains on the table, that number jumps to 80 percent.

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Lord Carter’s Digital Britain report has stopped short of delivering the necessary measures to combat internet piracy, according to the music and video industries.

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The Recording Industry Association of America’s decision not to pursue new lawsuits against online file-sharers marks a fundamental shift in the music business’s battle against piracy, from one focused on enforcement to one emphasizing education.

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New report calls for ISP’s to be stricter on culprits

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Last week Frank Taubert of 24-7 Entertainment announced at Popkomm that three million out of his mobile catalog of 4.5 million songs had not been played a single time casting doubts over the Long Tail theory

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Three quarters of eMusic’s entire four million track catalog sells at least once every year, or to put it another way, we sell more than 50% of our catalog at least once every quarter

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Entertainment Media Research recently released figures that should give the music industry something to smile about, for a little while at least.

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Digital music long-tail not dead October 20, 2008 MusicAlly

Music discovery on mobile devices may not be supporting long tail sales but the new digital music consumer is web savvy, and turns to social networks, blogs and the web to find out about new music

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The trouble with deterrence theory October 20, 2008 TelecomTV

Britain in 2008 is a schizoid place. Take a look at this for evidence. Two pieces of research were published yesterday. One of them, conducted by a governor at one of the UK’s biggest prisons shows that lengthy sentences do not deter teenagers from carrying knives. The other, carried out by an entertainment research organisation, says that 75% of British music download pirates would stop – straightway- on receipt of an on-screen warning from their ISP.

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Music pirates could be put off by warning from ISPs October 17, 2008 Broadband Expert

According to a recent report many would be music pirates could be put off by warning from their Internet Service Providers.

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Fewer people are downloading music from the internet illegally than ever before, according to a report this week from Entertainment Media Research.

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Music retailers are confident their digital download stores have a future despite added competition from MySpace and YouTube. The social networks have signed deals with online retail giants Amazon and iTunes in the US to let visitors click to buy music from labels including EMI.