DRM rewards cheats and punishes customers. We need a better way; de Soto & Omidyar show us it
Miriam Rainsford's article on alternatives to standard publishing contracts for musicians points out the UK problems with the MCPS monopoly:
Shannon Campbell has gathered up 21 of her live recordings - remind me why we need a record industry again?
I have a bit of a problem with this award, as most of music I listened to this year was rediscovered around my house on CDs from years back and ripped, or downloaded from independent musicians online who didn't issue albums. Timelessness is good. Transience is dull.
Shannon Campbell and Scott Andrew LePera make beautiful music togther, although they've never met.
The outboard brain behind BoingBoing.net writes a novel to look forward to.