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Sunday, October 30, 2005

New indie store survival technique.

PeerFlix doing well.

iMesh launch.

Business Week on sharing.

Bollywood uses digital projectors already, just low-quality ones.

Online music consumers price-inelastic?



Compulsory license for patents?

Picker misses the point on SNIU. It's not that today's Gutenberg is centralized, it's that tomorrow's public domain video service needn't be. Both of these are examples where centralization makes sense. What about other examples, where it makes less sense (e.g. individuals distributing homebrew CC-licensed content)?

Copyright used in Kansas evolution case. Not sure I agree with this, and it may be fair use anyway.



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