I share the interest of many on TCFIR in finding a solution to the public policy deadlock surrounding the use and protection of recorded music on the Internet. I have been working on this matter…Continue
"The RIAA Succeeds Where the Cypherpunks Failed
First published December 17, 2003 on the "Networks, Economics, and Culture" mailing list.
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For years, the US Government has been terrified of losing…"
"I'm mostly in agreement with Peter. The issue here isn't (I think) a "rights" issue as much as it is a reconceptualization of the music marketplace.
A specific group may want to define the rights it wants to have/give to…"
"The reality is that I've already gone native and so have a lot of other people like me.
I've been exclusively buying music directly from the artists and creators or from small scale retailers, both online and off, for over a decade now.…"
The public policy and business model deadlock on these issues has persisted for well more than a decade. A strategy that focuses on "just wait[ing] for the dinosaurs to die" will not IMHO bring about meaningful and constructive…"
In my recollection ASCAP was one of the few rational players in the field during my involvement at Live365 (I was the CTO at the beginning of the service) and you may recall that we were one of the earliest companies to work with ASCAP at…"
I share the interest of many on TCFIR in finding a solution to the public policy deadlock surrounding the use and protection of recorded music on the Internet. I have been working on this matter since at least 1994. At that time I was Director of Legal Affairs for New Media at ASCAP where I developed and authored the first-ever collective license agreement to grant authorization for public performances of copyrighted musical works over the Internet.I would like to draw the attention of the…See More