Wholesale piracy of Christian music in Latin America exposed.
IN A MAJOR front page feature American trade magazine Christian
Retailing documented the international problem of pirated Christian
books and music. The article, accompanied by a picture of a street
vendor in Peru selling a pirated copy of a CD by praise and worship
leader Paul Wilbur, documented how Integrity Music's sales in Latin
America have plunged more than 60 per cent during the last four years.
The article quoted Paul Navac, of Integrity's Latin American division,
and how he encountered a street market packed with pirated products
two stories high. "It's worse than a terminal cancer. The main problem
with pirating right now is the church members who don't realise what
they're doing when they buy pirated copies." The opinions expressed in this article are
not necessarily those held by Cross Rhythms. Any expressed
views were accurate at the time of publishing but may or may
not reflect the views of the individuals concerned at a