Yes, a very big change for a lot of artist who one day are totally
On 07/01/2010 03:09 PM, Louigi Verona wrote:
> Also, when the professional scene is not so dominating, people tend to
Regarding copyright, have you guys heard of Spotify? It can be used for
free (but with annoying commercial breaks). I've heard that artist are
beginning to earn some money from that now (it was a bit slow in the
I could imagine having a system like Myspace, where anyone could set up
an account, and earn money from the traffic amount. Sort of royalty
based income, no middle hands needed. This would at least ensure total
freedom from the artists perspective (especially if one has a lot of
freedom with the web design, using both audio and video). The artist
that wish to make it into an enterprise will no doubt keep working with
producers and managers, even without the traditional record company.
The problem is of course restrictions. What sort of restrictions and who
There was an idea that everyone who pays for Internet would also pay a
fee to access any kind of media. All the media you want, for a fixed
price, like taxes. The money would then be distributed to artist in the
form of royalty.
In any case, one thing needs to stay clear, I think. Everyone should
have the possibility to access all media available, or at least all
older media available, from anywhere, at any time. Anything else seems
backwards to me.
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