Have we already hit peak music file? Almost certainly not, as collections measured in the 10s or 100s of gigabytes continue to wash through the music ecosystem. But, at this point, this slow loss of control of the catalog should simply be viewed as the new baseline. We are past peak music file relevance to decisions about audiences, business models, and enforcement.I am, apparently, old school given how much music I own ripped from my CDs; I even ask my students whether my collection meets the statutory standards for a compilation or collective work.
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
I love this quote just for the concept
From Where do music collections come from?, from the Media Piracy in Emerging Economies blog: