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The Long Harm Of The Law

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If you are intested, here is the actual DCMA complaint.(Thanks Metafilter)
When will the recording industry realize that their business model is broken and that attempts to limit the free flow of information are not only futile but an unnecessary impediment to progress? All that the DCMA does is provide a means of protecting the S.O.P. of an out-of-date industry. Tarriffs won't save the American steel industry. The DCMA won't save the traditional record company. Maybe the record industry needs to tear a page from the success of The Grateful Dead and take heed of innovators like McSweeney's. Both have taught us that the artists are the brand and that as the velocity of information sharing rises so does the value of the corporate entity that finances the information source.

Posted by Bradley Peacock | Permalink


I absolutely agree on these new regulations.

Posted by: autoglass | Jul 5, 2011 1:39:22 AM