Where it’s going, where it’s at, and where it’s been.
The Recording Industry Association of America regularly sends out thousands of greenmail compensation demands to the families of downloaders who are usually minors. College students are favorite targets, but the RIAA never sets itsRead More »
The Wall Street Journal has caught up with Hicks with Sticks News in describing the trend toward songs about the Great Depression of ‘09 (HWS News, 12/24/08). A WSJ story of 2/6/09 missed DonRead More »
Microsoft’s Songsmith was meant to take a simple tempo like snapping fingers or clapping hands and the user’s voice to create an instant backing band and a song, at least that’s how Microsoft envisionedRead More »
In 2002, Google embarked on an ambitious plan to expand its search capabilities by copying the text of every book in the English language. They claimed the right to do this under “fair use,”Read More »