Will @NPR still #IRESPECTMUSIC and @allsongs After Joining Dark Side Coalition?

Originally posted on The Trichordist:
? Gee this wasn’t coordinated at all. Two new Astroturf (squared) organizations in two days (with possibly the same web designer?) ?The day after the announcement of the the new ReCreateCoalition, an AstroTurf organization?composed almost exclusively of Google connected Astroturf organizations, ? some of the same companies plus The National…

World Watch: Author John Degen’s Seriously Must Read Post “5 Seriously Dumb Myths About Copyright”

Canadian author John Degen (@jkdegen) wrote a funny and informative post that I recommend to anyone interested in artist rights and copyright, “5 Seriously Dumb Myths About Copyright.”  And this means you, journalists–especially you journalists who uncritically write to the press release from the Electronic Frontier Foundation or the sainted Creative Commons. John’s post has […]

Pandora is Not A Start-Up Anymore

Two interesting Pandora stories broke in the last couple days:  Morgan Stanley projects a no-bubble price target of $2-$3 a share for Pandora with an “onerous” (meaning fair) royalty set in the Webcasting IV proceeding currently underway, and Roger Faxon joined the Pandora board. According to analysis of Morgan Stanley’s stock analysis: Swinburne noted that […]