On Mon, 27 Jun 2005, Paul O'Malley wrote:
> It is very simple. These decisions will impact companies like Sony,
> who play both sides of the fence, in their roles as both technology
> and entertainment copyright holders, if it does hit their bottom
> line adversely it might make for a more interesting future.
If they try play copyright 'maximalism', it will.
I'm personally not bothered much by these shenigans. The big
copyright holding interests are pursuing a short-sighted path of
Eg, this case today the result of it will be that PtP app vendors
will have to promote non-infringing use as primary use, one
consequence of that may be that they start pushing alternative bands,
ones with CC style licences, etc. Anything that helps encourage
listeners away from Britney spears, et al can only be a good thing.
Paul Jakma paul at clubi.iepaul at jakma.org Key ID: 64A2FF6A
You can never do just one thing.
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