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August 18, 2008



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I don’t think an entertainment cpomany would do a deal, they don’t want to break ranks and they don’t want to be a target. They made a deal with imeem, Warner music was the first to sue and soon after the lawsuit was dropped and a deal was announced, the other record labels quickly followed on with their own deals. Your comment about non-infringing uses of this media is valid, but if muxtape is going to use this defense it will have to demonstrate that the majority of the content is posted by copyright holders. This will mean extensive policing of mixes and a content filtering system to enforce the copyright limitations. This then leads to a question: how can an indie band promote its tunes on muxtape if it can only post its own tunes. Well the answer is obvious there becomes a white list' of cleared music and the extent of this catalog depends on which labels want to make deals.But even extensive limitations may not be enough. Around the end of last year all Universal Music artists on myspace had their music converted to 30 second previews because Universal wanted a share of the advertising revenue from myspace (just like what all the labels get from imeem), myspace eventually gave in. I see a few outcomes for muxtapeStep 1 lawsuits from content holders1) muxtape gets shut down Unlikely2) muxtape bans all major label music, makes cheap deals with indie labels possible, but the majors may force some settlement terms on muxtape to drop the lawsuit3) muxtape finds a VC who'll pay the 30million dollars bribe it'll need to convince the labels to drop their lawsuits and let them in. Step 2 Pay for the bandwidth, label deals and employee salariesa) advertising everywhere! Say farewell to your yahoo google analogyb) Subscriptions make users pay, and leave the freeloaders to their ad encumbered music sites.I don't see subscriptions on their own as being likely, but they might be offered as a premium feature where users pay not to see or hear ads.


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