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What would an alien think of the modern media business?

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“There are obvious historical economic forces at work, but if the mythical alien landed and looked at this situation, wouldn’t he/she/it think that media would be the first leveled commodity in a globally networked market?”

What Scott said. How absurd I can’t download his suggestions from eMusic because of rights issues. We can digiitize everything sure, but check out all those barriers to participation.

The Web drove down the cost of a PC radically, through Dell.com, but music today costs more than it did ten years ago. Go figure.

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