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Smart kids, those MIT students…

With Cable TV at M.I.T., Who Needs Napster?

So the M.I.T. system, using the analog campus cable system, simply bypasses the Internet and digital distribution, and takes advantage of the relatively less-restrictive licensing that the industry makes available to radio stations and others for the analog transmission.

What’s ironic is that prior to this analog distribution… someone is controlling the playlist through the internet

At some point, hopefully our lawmakers will realize that copyright law needs to be completely rewritten. It was written for a different era.

And hopefully, the lawmakers won’t be writing the new copyright laws in one room while taking checks from the RIAA in the other room.

We can hope, can’t we?

Categories: Music.