Jean-Michel Jarre Identifies the Value Transfer

“The biggest flaw I want to highlight today is what is known as the “transfer of value” or the “value gap.” To survive and thrive, creators must be fairly paid for their works. Yet today, some of the world’s major digital music services are building large businesses on back of creativity while paying next to nothing in return.

This is not fair. It is a market distortion. And it is holding back growth in the creative sectors.”

Your Tax Dollars At Work: The Boston University IT Network, where Elites Meet to Trade God Knows What

I ran across an excellent piece by Tom Sydnor (“Has Boston University Left Its Safe Harbor and Become Liable for Students’ Piracy?”) on the IP Central blog (which should be read regularly) discussing a recent ruling that Boston University apparently has shielded itself from legal liability according to a federal district court in Boston–by commiting […]