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QOTD: Why Your Favorite Band Is Trapped in MySpace Purgatory

“This puts MySpace in a strange void: It’s a site where nothing is happening, yet still cannot be ignored by bands.”

–Music manager Caren Kelleher in Digital Music News, explaining why her clients can’t leave MySpace even though Web surfers–and now, its corporate owner, News Corp.–are moving on, adding, “We’re sort of stuck with MySpace Music, whether we like it or not.”


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work