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Re: [SLUG] FYI: Campaign of Mis-Information
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] FYI: Campaign of Mis-Information
- From: Anand Kumria <wildfire@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 16 Feb 2005 12:36:20 +1100
- Cc: Jeff Waugh <jdub@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Glen Turner <glen.turner@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Tue, Feb 15, 2005 at 03:02:47PM +1100, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> <quote who="Jeff Waugh">
> > This is probably better off on slug-chat, but given that you've raised it
> > here: What exactly is objectionable in these articles? They seem entirely
> > balanced, reasonable and well-informed to me. Quoting the big end of town
> > when writing an article about a controversial topic is not exactly
> > pandering to their desires.
> Summary of the couch potato article, by paragraph (media analysis is so much
> fun). I'm yet to find anything seriously objectionable. The article actually
> summarises our point of view on copyright issues very well, and right up
> front, which is unusual.
> * Comparison of analogue and digital tools, introduce digital convergence
> (23, 24)
On Tue, Feb 15, 2005 at 04:24:20PM +1030, Glen Turner wrote:
> Except for
> But in a connected, digital world, the threat to copyright
> holders is far greater. Witness the downfall of the music
> industry in recent years. (The Australian record industry
> has lobbied against changing Australian copyright law).
> when the ARIA figures show no such thing. The ARIA figures
> show a decline in value, but no decline in sales volume.
And the downfall of the music industry is largely their own doing
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