The Library of Congress New National Jukebox

Here’s a site where you can listen to music without worrying about the RIAA suing you for copyright infringement 🙂 Listen to all of the Historical Recordings that have been filed with the Library of Congress for more than 100 years.  The National Jukebox makes historical sound recordings available to the public free of charge. The Jukebox includes recordings from the extraordinary collections of the Library of Congress Packard...

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Is the Music Tax Inevitable?

Image via Wikipedia As I predicted last year, the RIAA, lead by Warner Music Group, continues to resist changing market places. They are now lobbying Congress heavily for a new Internet Tax, just like they did a few decades ago to place an additional tax on blank video tapes followed a decade later by pushing for a tax on blank CDs. These bohemian music companies are avoiding the inevitable demise of their current business model every...

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