A must read for today’s Anti Piracy Caucus Press Conference from David Lowery writing from China!
I’m in China for the next two weeks performing and doing a series of IP and Music Industry events. I will be occasionally updating readers on my activities.
Congress Should Ask Digital Music Services Why They Don’t Go After Ad Supported Piracy.
Why don’t services like Spotify go after unlicensed competitors like Grooveshark? Why didn’t Apple or Amazon complain about unfair competition from the likes of MegaUpload? Why don’t the ad supported services like Pandora or Spotify complain about the ad supported piracy that directly competes with their advertising dollars? This is something that has always puzzled us here at The Trichordist. Why would otherwise rational business people who are obligated to protect their shareholders interest allow unlicensed competitors to get away with it? Hell I’ve watched them cozy right up to unlicensed competitors. I’m not gonna name names here but a little people watching at SF Music…
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