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Why .002 is Greater than .001 and Why 90 Days is Better than Forever...

There’s been a lot of talk and understandable dissent surrounding Apple’s free tier payment of the reported .002 per play during each consumers 90 day free trial period. 258 more words

The Future Of Music

Why Apple Music and Tidal are the right business models with the wrong optics.

Since Spotify launched in 2010 the music business has been in an existential crisis. Convinced that ad-supported unlimited free access to on-demand music would ultimately grow recorded music revenues the major labels opted into what may be their worst decision ever. 1,491 more words

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DMN Says It’s Unlikely Spotify Pays More to Rights Holders Than Apple Does

In the dust up surrounding the Apple Music Launch and the leaked agreement that lead to speculation that Apple was paying indies less than the often heard 70% to rights holders an interesting thing happened. 99 more words

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Major Online Businesses are Unregulated Monopolies : Jon Taplin USC Lecture Chapter 4 [Video]

The USC Lecture Serialized Into Chapters for easier viewing. Chapter 4, Major Online Businesses are Unregulated Monopolies.

Read The Blog Post Here:
https://medium.com/@jonathantaplin/sleeping-through-a-revolution-8c4b147463e5

Watch the Full Lecture Here:

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Techno-determinism and Internet Fundamentalism : Jon Taplin USC Lecture Chapter 3 [Video]

The USC Lecture Serialized Into Chapters for easier viewing. Chapter 3, Techno-determinism and Internet Fundamentalism.

Read The Blog Post Here:
https://medium.com/@jonathantaplin/sleeping-through-a-revolution-8c4b147463e5

Watch the Full Lecture Here:

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Warner Music Group Free Streaming Advocates Lose Another $100m in 2014... Can't Make This Up...

We can’t help but think these two things are related. Read the full stories at DMN… Here and Here

So how’s that $3.00 per “user” annual ARPU working out from free streaming? 248 more words

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