Music Industry Wakes Up, Smells Coffee

More startling news from the music industry. Now we have former industry execs saying

“They’re doing it anyway,” says Ted Cohen, former EMI Music Group digital executive and now founding partner of consulting firm TAG Strategic. “There’s a chance to monetize this behavior.”

I guess the light bulb finally went on somewhere. So many outside the industry have been saying this for years. It took awhile but I’m glad we may be exiting the dark years of suing grandmothers over copyrighted music. This article focuses mostly on music but I truly hope the movie and television folks also get the message. The music business may just save itself yet. Now how about a fair license for music podcasters?