[mythtv-users] A prediction is coming true, faster than I thought

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Thu Jul 19 15:33:45 UTC 2007

Steven Adeff wrote:
> On 7/18/07, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
>> Tom Dexter wrote:
>>> Actually, you were correct...I was making the point that illegal downloads
>>> aren't encumberred by DRM.  I don't concider ripping my own CDs to be an
>>> issue either, even if the RIAA doesn't concider that fair use.
>> Ignoring the position of any other group, the  way I see it, if anything
>> I do does not and will not cost anybody a sale then it is morally OK.
>> In fact, some "illegal" acts, by increasing awareness of particular art,
>> may well actually increase sales.
>> But try telling that to the RIAA.
> who are now going after OTA radio stations the same way as online
> streams for more money because they feel radio costs them too many
> sales. people prefer to listen to the radio for their music than buy
> the cd's.

But if people aren't made aware of the music in the first place how will
they know they want to buy it?

A LOT of people buy CDs of music they first heard on the radio.


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