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Could a Free Music community, similar to the FreeSoftware community arise? Might the P2P file sharing culture wipe out commercial music leaving this Free Music community as the main source of music?
Also the Information Economy section of NewEconomyCurriculum
There's also a long discussion on I Love Music : http://www.ilxor.com/thread.php?msgid=3253843
Wired, "The Year The Music Dies" : http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/11.02/dirge.htmls
Andy Oram, Stop the Copying : http://www.openp2p.com/pub/a/p2p/2002/03/08/media.html (See also BeatBlog)
International Herald Tribune, Pop stars learn to live with Pirates : http://www.iht.com/cgi-bin/generic.cgi?template=articleprint.tmplh&ArticleId=87521 (and ILM response : http://ilx.wh3rd.net/thread.php?msgid=3338440)
Robert Cringely thinks you could make a legal downloading company by making all users, shareholders in a public company, with mutualk ownership. All would therefore have the right to backup their own property (the property of the downloading company) http://www.pbs.org/cringely/pulpit/pulpit20030724.html
Who's Doin' It?
ILM Threads about free music
(See also : InDefenceOfIntellectualProperty)