Adib Hidayat RollingStone Indonesia
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Piracy is not only confined to Indonesia, it is endemic worldwide. Admittedly this country is famous for its pirated CDs, but if we look at other countries like USA, UK or Europe they too have a problem and this is related to the digital world. Anyone can search the Internet and download music illegally without paying anything. Music firms, musicians and government must join hands and close down file sharing Internet sites. One should consider Paul McGuiness’s (manager of the band U2) suggestions made at the MIDEM conference last year.