Interesting Tim O'Reilly article.

From: ben franchuk <>
Date: Fri Dec 13 10:55:01 2002

Mike Ford wrote:

> Now the point I wholely agree on, the top 40 mainstream artists are
> going to get ripped off, to some extent, but for everybody else its the
> lifeblood of exposure. My belief is that Sony et al are not worried
> about bootlegs of Brittany Spears as much as having NO CONTROL over who
> the public picks as the next pop start.

My gripe is that music downloads are real crappy audio. Does nobody
listen to real music on real hi-fi systems ( often tube ) anymore?
Anyhow the biggest downloads for the ppl I know are the fan subtitled
japanese anime.
Received on Fri Dec 13 2002 - 10:55:01 GMT

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