Posts Tagged ‘napster’

The starfish and the spider

Tonight I participated in a book presentation by Rod A. Beckström on The Starfish and the Spider (side event at the Web 2.0 Expo Berlin). He started off with his motivation for writing this book, 9/11. Yes, Al-Quaida is an archetypical network, and mapping this decentralized network is quite a task. Social Network Analysis shows […]

Interview with Napster CTO Bill Pence

Here’s the link to the interview with Napster CTO, Bill Pence where he discusses a variety of digital music topics and the future directions of the industry … namely subscription services via single-download business models … read the Interview at BetaNews

Rosen complains about Apple …

… at least in a hilarious, alas possibly fake, post at the Huffington Post … Most agree [the iPod] is the best quality player on the market […] The problem is that the iPod only works with either songs that you buy from the on-line Apple iTunes store or songs that you rip from your […]

Snocaps New Tune

An article in Business 2.0 about Snocap, Napster innovator Shawn Fanning’s new company … Snocap is a one-stop shop for rights management across multiple online retailers … The system is designed to be a neutral middleman between the labels and the P2P networks. Labels would register their catalogs with Snocap, using its central database as […]