Tag Archives: iTunes

Defective By Design

The Defective By Design folks probably don’t mean that title in an ironic way. But the whole idea behind their anti-DRM campaign is itself problematic. The site should be a general resource of information on Digital Rights Management and why it is in general a bad idea. There is some of this – they do […]

Digital Copy Me, part 2

In the last post, we discussed the prospect of the death of physical media distribution of entertainment content, and what might takes its place. There are currently three basic models: streaming on a proprietary network (cable company, cell phone provider, etc.), streaming on the Internet, and download from the Internet. All suffer from the same […]

Sunshine Blues

Last week, Matthew Sweet released his new album, Sunshine Lies. According to the banner ad on his website, the album is available on CD, double LP, and download. I have always said that if half the pop music in the world was half as good as the average Matthew Sweet album, the world would be […]