WOULD BUT LOFGREN AND BOUCHER WON’T
"The laws that have passed
in recent years have imbalanced the historical balance between
owners of copyrighted works and users of copyrighted works.
The balance has been tilted dramatically in favor of owners
at the expense of users."
THEY POLLUTED THEIR OWN RETAIL CHANNEL
RICH MUSICIANS PLAY LACKEY IN ANTI-PIRACY
STILL NOT GETTING IT: FOCUSING ON ENCRYPTION,
NOT BUSINESS MODELS
IF YOU CAN’T BEAT ‘EM, JOIN
‘EM: FREE MUSIC FOR A WEEK IN EUROPE
WE SHOULD TRUST THEM?!?: INDUSTRY CONSPIRED
TO FIX CD PRICES.
NEXT FOR REGULATION UNDER THE CONSUMER
BROADBAND ACT - TINKLETOONZ MUSICAL POTTIES!
THE NEW "COPYSPEAK": INTELLECTUAL
PROPERTY IS NOT REAL PROPERTY
WHAT PC VENDOR SUPPORTS CONSUMERS DIGITAL
APPLE. They refuse to incorporate
hardware restrictions. Unlike Intel, AMD and Microsoft.
INTERTAINER SUES MOVIE STUDIOS OVER "PRICE-FIXING"
Alleges companies have conspired to
fix prices in digital movie distribution in favor of their
own venture, Movielink.
IT’S KEVIN KELLY (WIRED EDITOR)
V. JACK VALENTI (MPAA)
The latest entertainment cartel abuse
is extending copyrights. Some of their arguments are laughable.
According to Valenti, the entertainment needs longer copyrights
to convert old materials. "Who is going to digitize these
public domain movies?"
very thing you’re fighting. Says Kelly, "I have
an answer: movie buffs. Not only have fans moved almost all
of music into the digital era, they have been busy moving
hundreds of millions of documents onto the Web and are producing
millions of pages of daily reporting and news in Weblogs.
And without the help of paralyzed publishers, avid readers
have already converted nearly 20,000 books in the public domain."
MUSIC LABELS, SMALL WEBCASTERS REACH
Can pay 8-12% of revenue or 7% of
expenses, min. $2K instead of initial law of .07 cents per
song per listener.
PHONE GIANT/ISP VERIZON STANDS UP TO
Fights RIAA’s attempt to get
user data on customer file sharer
WHAT WILL CONSUMERS PAY FOR ON-LINE?
Forrester reports says #1 is video
downloads. But subscriptions not always related to bandwidth
RECORDED MUSIC SALES DOWN 9.2% IN FIRST
HALF OF 2002
Attributed to "weak economic
conditions, the widespread availability of free music, and
competition from other leisure products."
WE WILL FIGHT THEM IN THE TRENCHES AND
Entertainment industry pleads for
a stop to file sharing in colleges.
STUDIO USES P2P TO PROMOTE FLICK
Lion's Gate uses Kazaa/Altnet to distribute
WHAT’S BEYOND CD’S FOR MUSIC
BERMAN TO REWRITE P2P PIRACY PREVENTION
TO MAKE IT MORE PALATABLE