Monthly Archives: October 2005
Check out the event I’m organising for 01Zero-One. It’s titled “Ambient Media: The poster that talked back”. There is more info here, see below for the gist: Outdoor or “ambient” advertising has always, by its very nature, been static. But … Continue reading
If you’ve arrived here wondering where the coverage of Tuesday’s Musically event is, it’s over at MusicBites.com. Enjoy.
Any owner of copyright can license anything. What changes is whether you can control anything as a copyright, or if you try to monetise the anarchy. It#039s very easy to point fingers at the record industry, but the people on … Continue reading
Shannon Ferguson, Yahoo Music Europe said: Both ad-supported and subscription with be the model for Yahoo Music Europe. We compete more against the free music than against other music subscription services. I think there is some price senstivity. Less people … Continue reading
“Our experience is similar to the average P2P services, except we have 20m titles available, compared to iTunes etc” “We’ve gotten tech partners that allow us to basically prevent the uploading of registered copyrighted materials. You#039ll be delivered instead a … Continue reading
MusicBites is live blogging from the MusicAlly debate on “Does Digital devalue Music“. The line-up: Keynote address: Adam Singer, Group CEO, MCPS-PRS Alliance Thomas Gewecke, SVP Digital, Sony BMG Panel discussion: John Benedict, Partner, Benedicts Grant Tim Clark, Partner, IE … Continue reading
Thomas Gewecke, SVP Digital, Sony BMG started by saying “we#039re big”. “Piracy distorts everything and takes away from the underlying value of music.” “Digital is now an integral part of our producing music. It is a fundamentally part of the … Continue reading
Digital doesn’t devalue music. Absolutely not. But to whom does it deliver the value? There are proliferating opportunities to create black boxes – hiding revenue from artists. Digital can help to deliver transparency. As artists representatives this is what we … Continue reading
Adam Singer MCPRS: “The music industry is first and foremost about harnessing ther technology. If copyright and tech grow up together then you also change the nature of copyright.” “Nature dislikes difference. Similarly in the music industry, copyright must adapt … Continue reading
I’m currently covering MIPCOM for PaidContent and MocoNews. See here for most of the coverage. (Hence all the photos and video on this page).