November 19th, 2009

Val Spring 2010

Music Business and MP3s

Response to NPR Monitor Mix Blog Entry --

Industry FAIL: Four Musical Mistakes Of The Decade
By Patrick Jarenwattananon

. . .The chief failure of the recording industry this decade, some have written, was its initial decision to treat digital music as an enemy. Rather than find a way to embrace Napster and its 26 million users, the Recording Industry Association of America took legal action against the company, thus only diffusing and intensifying the methods and rate of piracy. With the genie freed from the bottle, the music business is still reeling...


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