Friday, October 06, 2000

The experts have decided that the record industry is tilting against windmills in its various attempts to stop sharing of music over the internet. What if the music industry executives are smarter than we give them credit for? What if all this litigation is merely an effort to keep the issue in the public eye, and create a demand for compressed (and inferior quality) music files? Then deals can be done and the consumer will end up paying CD prices for essentially costless (to the record industry) downloads. See the second letter on this page.