Interesting commentary from the Progress & Freedom Foundation on the effect of iTunes on piracy. Their basic argument: if iTunes is sellings songs at the right price point, then the *need* to pirate songs will diminish, marginalizing swappers. Meanwhile if you want to run an iTunes-style service from your own site for free, visit our friends at PayLoadz.0
About Joe Taylor Jr.
Joe Taylor Jr. has worked with professional musicians for over fifteen years. As the author of "Grow Your Band's Audience" and three other books for working musicians, he helps artists grow audiences that support them without the help of managers, labels, or industry insiders.