Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Content owners crying wolfe?

ArsTechnica has a great article up covering the x new technology will destroy y current thing that everyone loves phenomenon over the past 100 years.

It may come as a surprise that these objections raised by content owners are both not new, and also not predictive of destruction of that industry. It is hard to argue against the idea that the cassette tape did more to help the music industry then it did to harm it.

An interesting read, check it out: http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news/2009/10/100-years-of-big-content-fearing-technologyin-its-own-words.ars