Recording Industry’s Slipped Disc
“I’m about halfway through transferring the music from my nearly 1,000 vinyl albums … to compact disc.
“It turns out that I’m not the only music fan going nuts with the CDs. Mitch Bainwol, head of the Recording Industry Association of America, told the Associated Press that CD burning still beats file sharing on the list of top affronts to the major record labels.
If the recording industry wants to protect its market for fresh, new CDs, it should take a cue from the success of iTunes and other legal music outlets: Give us something that we can’t get from burning.
Robert MacMillan. Recording Industry’s Slipped Disc. WashingtonPost.com. Aug. 15, 2005.