NAPSTER, AND OUR FUTURE
You don't have to panic, Mr.
Big Shot Producer. We'll still pay for things like quality,
speed, convenience, and service. If you can prove the value
FILE SHARING: INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY.
UTD professor and economist Stan Liebowitz
says music piracy should be hurting the recording industry,
but it isn't -- and he doesn't know why.
GIVE IT AWAY NOW.
Free CD's from FightCloud.com
LAWRENCE LESSIG: THE "DINOSAURS"
ARE TAKING OVER.
WHERE MUSIC WILL BE COMING FROM
By Kevin Kelly . "What kinds
of things can't be copied? Well, for instance: trust, immediacy,
HOW MARK CUBAN WOULD HAVE--AND COULD HAVE?--SAVED
THE MUSIC BIZ
DON'T CONFUSE FANS WITH PIRATES
By Roger Ebert
DIGITALCONSUMER TAKES UP THE FIGHT AGAINST
COPYRIGHT PLANS IN CONGRESS.
By Walter Mossberg
DEVICE MAKERS, COMPUTER INDUSTRY HARSHLY
CRITICIZE LABELS' COPY-PROTECTION PLANS.
WHY THE RIAA OWES US ALL AN APOLOGY
Equates file sharing with terrorism
PEER-TO-PEER FILE SHARING AND COPYRIGHT
LAW AFTER NAPSTER.
A white paper for the Electronic Frontier
Foundation by Fred von Lohmann, Attorney-at-Law and Visiting
Researcher, Berkeley Center for Law & Technology.
FOLLOW THE (MUSIC) MONEY: WHO'S REALLY
MAKING THE DOUGH?
An Electronic Musician Article. Hint:
It's not the artist.
CONTENT IS NOT KING by Andrew Odlyzko
The truth hurts. Which is why the
music industry refuses to accept it.
COURTNEY LOVE DOES THE MATH
Piracy is major label recording contracts,
not Napster-type software.
MAKING AN ALLY OF PIRACY, by Jaron
"When somebody in a dorm room
buys thousands of dollars' worth of gear and stays up all
night hacking MP3's just to get 'free' music, that's what
you call an opportunity, not a problem."
taken from the New York Times, May 9, 1999. Page down halfway
through the newsletter for the article.
CH-CH-CH-CH-CHANGES: BOWIE LOVES
ALANIS MORISSETTE SAYS THANK U, MP3
ENTERTAINMENT TRANSFORMED: TECHNOPOP
paper predicting the convergence of technology and entertainment.
- You don't make movies or music.
You build brands that manifest across the entertainment
landscape in different product experiences.
- Consumer products will be conceptualized,
green lighted, and developed based on and across the full
spectrum of entertainment, technology, and marketing to
fill the huge distribution pipeline.
Read more for predictions on the future
of the digital music industry.