Technology 2,455, Entertainment 6: The Napster 2.0 Hack
MARKETING 101: KNOW YOUR CUSTOMER
There's literally billions to be made if Hollywood would understand consumers. Jonathan Zdziarski provides a thoughtful analysis of file sharing for various entertainment products based on user surveys and experiments.
MORE EVIDENCE WHY P2P IS SUCCESSFUL: THE LONG TAIL
People DO seek variety. The 80/20 rule does not apply.
LAW PROF PAPER REBUTS ECONOMIC VIEW OF COPYRIGHTS AS A PROPERTY RIGHT
THE RIPTIDE: THE NEW MEDIA GLUT IS PERMANENT
The digital world eliminates the previous scarcity of media, fundamentally changing the worlds of advertising, marketing, broadcasting, and publishing.
MODERN ENTERTAINMENT WAS FOUNDED IN PIRACY
Lawrence Lessig's new book reminds Hollywood of its roots. But it's big business today with the recording industry as the controlling heavy and P2P community as the renegades.
FAST WIRELESS WILL DOOM TECHNICAL RESTRICTIONS TO DOWNLOADING
ARTEMIS RECORDS TO LICENSE SONGS TO ALTNET OVER KAZAA NETWORK
US IMPERIALISM REBUFFED:
TRUE FREE TRADE
Lawrence Lessig writes that
poor countries should only support strong copyright
law, which protects the US, to the extent that the
US stops supporting agribusiness, which hurts developing
A PAPER ON INTEGRATING
DRM WITH P2P NETWORKS
It is inevitable that content
owners will use P2P distribution with some form of
DRM (Digital Rights Management).
P2P AS A SOCIETAL STRUGGLE
OVER INFORMATION FREEDOM AND CONTROL
A debate on openDemocracy.net
MUSIC CAN STIMULATE NATIONAL
By Andrew Odlyzko
The telecom industry,
which is 20 times larger, should buy off the music studios.
Or the gov. could enact compulsory licensing.
THE ALBUM IS DEAD: LONG LIVE THE MUSIC
The public refuses the $15-20 extortion of a CD with 2 good singles, while some arrogant artists refuse to sell online singles.
MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE - THOUGHTS ON A 2ND EDITION OF THE MUSIC BUSINESS
A 10-step program for the Impossible Mission of restructuring the music business
By Dee Hock, founder of Visa
"While it was democracy and liberty corporations needed to reach their present
dominance, in the main, their governance is the antithesis of democratic, free
and just. I do not think it bodes well for the future of democracy."
THE MUSIC BUSINESS AND THE BIG FLIP
in music have given us amateur production and
distribution, but left intact professional control
IS PROGRESSIVE TAXATION, AND OTHER THOUGHTS ON THE EVOLUTION
OF ONLINE DISTRIBUTION
By Tim O'Reilly
Publisher Tim O'Reilly brings
common sense and facts to the media copyright debate.
He speaks from real experience and not the blind fear
promoted by the entertainment titans.
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.