First of all, the author nicely glosses over the fact that some of us
actually like leaving our homes and going to the store for a CD once in a
Secondly, the author writes that MP3s are:
"...very, very scary to those who've made their fortunes controlling
access to information"
This is a completely moronic, ignorant statement. I take that back, it's
not ignorant. It's evasive of knowledge the author must have.
Nobody *makes* money, that is, *produces value*, by "controlling access
to information". Record companies make money by making available certain
songs. (No, not every song in the history of the planet.) Just because
record companies haven't made available what the *author* likes to hear,
On a positive note, what we really need are car radios hooked up to the
Internet. Then we can listen to songs not played on conventional radio
which the author thinks are so damn awful. (And with which I generally
Oh yeah, and the author might want to lay off of the word "paradigm". It
gives him a tone of pretentiousness from which it might take him some
time to wean himself.
Very best regards,