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Sunday, February 27, 2005
The False Mathematics of the RIAA by Barry Ritholtz says that downloaders buy songs they would never buy and the industry's current practice of failing to develop talent tailored to the larger audience and blaming poor sales on file-sharing is mismanagement. The article also cites some useful sources:
Balding Rockers and Big Money
NYT, Sunday, February 13
Napster-to-Go reviewed, math done
boingboing, Sunday, February 13, 2005
Rolling Stone, Posted Feb 10, 2005
The Effect of File Sharing on Record Sales: An Empirical Analysis
Felix Oberholzer, Harvard Business School
Koleman Strumpf, UNC Chapel Hill
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