(entry last updated: 2002-10-01 15:40:47)
Looks like the RIAA “education” push has gotten really subtle, with a SiliconValley.com editorial and a New York Times in-depth piece. But the settlement of the CD price-fixing case comes along and spoils the pity party.
And I see I missed some action the last couple of days in the copyright debate.
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- Our look at the RIAA education plan starts with this editorial in SiliconValley.com by the songwriter who gave us “I Don’t Wnat To Miss A Thing.”
- Next, we have this story about the economic plight of the record industry, as the Warner deal with Dry Cell falls apart.
but, then we get news that the record industry settles their CD price-fixing suit, with the added note that they probably would have been prepared to settle for much more than they pair.
- Dan Gillmor takes Jack Valenti’s construction of the Constitution to task. (alienation essay, here I come)
This Foxtrot cartoon from last Sunday was hard to resist.