MTP Monthly Next Week

The first MusicTechPolicy Monthly newsletter of 2011 will ship next week.  We will feature the first of a continuing series on “The Big Picture” that will address the kind of policies necessary to develop market forces for new business models to thrive.  The MTP Monthly newsletter is subscription only, sign up at In this time […]

Quantifying Google’s Profit From Piracy

Without Google (and other ad serving companies) transparently disclosing how much they profit from rogue sites it’s hard to back into a number that quantifies how much Google actually makes from selling advertising on (or in popups on the way to) pirate sites (typically without the knowledge of their advertisers).  You can gather a hunch about the […]