The new model in entertainment is to give it away for free. Introducing the 6-Minute Dark Knight Bank Heist Trailer?
Archive for December, 2007
One of the main requirements of The House’s latest higher education bill is to have each College & University
â€˜â€˜(2) develop a plan for offering alternatives to illegal downloading or peer-to-peer distribution of intellectual property as well as a plan to explore technology-based deterrents to prevent such illegal activity.”
I envision every computer in the University’s Lab with a branded interface sidebar for MP3 downloads. This law sets up a profit center for private entertainment distribution businesses in the school. Does the University get a cut of the profits? What a sweet deal!!!
To View The Bill: http://edlabor.house.gov/bills/HEAReauthorizationText.pdf
To Take Action: https://secure.eff.org/site/Advocacy?alertId=331&pg=makeACall
What a great time it is when the technology we have access to is ahead of the laws that exist to govern our use of that technology. Enjoy this current window of opportunity. Mase on sampling: “Its not actually stealing, its like bringing back the old songs, making the old songs new again…”