Monday, July 6, 2009

Raise the Hammer: Crowd Sourcing and Gate Keepers

Interesting take.

Filesharing is a tragic missed opportunity for the music industry to dramatically extend its reach to potential listeners - and potential customers. Just as free radio play increased music revenue and cheap videos increased movie revenue, free or cheap music filesharing could also have increased music industry revenue - if the industry embraced it instead of resisting it.