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The Impact of the Global Digital Music Economy on the Music Business Paradigm

By Published: May 10, 2006
The subtitle of this article is actually a question. And, I think it is a good one, based upon what I have been observing over the course of more than 10 years in the online music distribution arena. With the advent of numerous recent technological developments, even just within the last 5 years alone, it puzzles me as to why someone has not plugged this hole in the loop. It further puzzles me as to why more artists are not crying foul...


Update

In an effort to better track digital music sales, this CNET news article of May 4, 2006 states that several big-name record companies, digital music services and music rights agencies have founded a consortium called Digital Data Exchange. So, I guess this "musing" was not too far off the mark of a major area of concern...



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