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[News] DRM Mess Made Worse, Musicians Must Find Reasonable Models

  • Subject: [News] DRM Mess Made Worse, Musicians Must Find Reasonable Models
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 09 Sep 2009 00:39:51 +0100
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Goodbye, DRM; hello "stealable" Digital Personal Property

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| People hate DRM, but one IEEE study group has a possible fix for many of its 
| problems: make digital content easy to steal from others. The moment that 
| happens, consumers can be trusted with content.


5 Reasons Why Nobody is Buying Your Music

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| Donât be discouraged if nobody is buying your music. If your music is genuinely 
| good then you just need to update your business model. The business of selling 
| music has changed. Music sales may be down but music consumption has never been 
| higher. The demand for music is bigger than ever. People WANT your music. There 
| is no one strategy I can give you, what works for on artist probably wonât work 
| for another, but hopefully the points above have given you something to think 
| about.



Morrissey tells fans to boycott new box set reissues

,----[ Quote ]
| The former Smiths singer claimed in a statement issued to fan site
| True-to-you.net, which he often communicates through, that he wouldn't
| receive any money from the reissues, released on November 2, and that he was
| not asked for approval for their release.


Stephen Fry on copyright

,----[ Quote ]
| At an event in London last night, the writer, actor, and gadget fan Stephen
| Fry launched a surprisingly ferocious attack on the music and movie
| industries over the way they have acted to defend their copyright.


Richard Marx (!) attacks RIAA after $1.92M Thomas verdict

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| Jammie Thomas-Rasset was held liable to sharing 24 songs, including one by
| pop crooner Richard Marx. But the lawsuit wasn't done in Marx's nameâthis
| week, he called out the recording industry's "greedy actions."


Moby: The RIAA Needs to be Disbanded

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| The two million dollar fine handed out to Jammie Thomas by a Minnesota jury
| this week hasnât done the music industryâs image much good. While lawyers and
| high level managers at the major labels cracked open the Champagne, artists
| such as Moby and Radiohead shook their heads in shame at what the music world
| has become.

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