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COPYRIGHTS, NAPSTER, AND OUR FUTURE
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ou 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 and deliver.
essay-marc-napster.htm

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.
http://salon.com

GIVE IT AWAY NOW.
Free CD's from FightCloud.com
http://www.salon.com

LAWRENCE LESSIG: THE "DINOSAURS" ARE TAKING OVER.
http://www.businessweek.com

WHERE MUSIC WILL BE COMING FROM
By Kevin Kelly . "What kinds of things can't be copied? Well, for instance: trust, immediacy, personalization. "
http://www.nytimes.com

HOW MARK CUBAN WOULD HAVE--AND COULD HAVE?--SAVED THE MUSIC BIZ
http://dallasobserver.com

DON'T CONFUSE FANS WITH PIRATES
By Roger Ebert
http://www.yil.com

DIGITALCONSUMER TAKES UP THE FIGHT AGAINST COPYRIGHT PLANS IN CONGRESS.
By Walter Mossberg
http://ptech.wsj.com

DEVICE MAKERS, COMPUTER INDUSTRY HARSHLY CRITICIZE LABELS' COPY-PROTECTION PLANS.
http://news.webnoize.com
http://www.newmediamusic.com

WHY THE RIAA OWES US ALL AN APOLOGY
Equates file sharing with terrorism
http://zdnet.com.com

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.
http://www.eff.org

FOLLOW THE (MUSIC) MONEY: WHO'S REALLY MAKING THE DOUGH?
An Electronic Musician Article. Hint: It's not the artist.
http://industryclick.com/

Jan 2001

CONTENT IS NOT KING by Andrew Odlyzko
The truth hurts. Which is why the music industry refuses to accept it.
http://www.dtc.umn.edu (PDF)

Jun 2000

COURTNEY LOVE DOES THE MATH
Piracy is major label recording contracts, not Napster-type software.
http://dir.salon.com

1999

MAKING AN ALLY OF PIRACY, by Jaron Lanier
"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."
http://isen.com, 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 MP3
http://archive.salon.com

ALANIS MORISSETTE SAYS THANK U, MP3
http://www.rollingstone.com

May 1991

ENTERTAINMENT TRANSFORMED: TECHNOPOP
A white 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.
essay-marc-technopop.htm

 

 

 


 

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