Links for 9.21.07: Fan club cheaters, rap tv, the future of an industry +
by Josh Kimball
*From the Future of Music Policy Summit, Ars Technica reports that licensing music is a pain in the ass.
*Even though I hate the Freakonomics blog, I’m linking to them (cuz I’m the bigger man?): Read their post on the future of the music industry. Lots of interesting comments.
*The WSJ reports on a concert tix controversy: Fan club members (who get special ticket treatment) are (and have long been) selling codes that allow buyers to get tickets early to non-members via eBay.
*DMC posts his commentary on MTV’s epic Celebrity Rap Superstar battle: “Sebastian [Bach] is good, he is Hip Hop!” The state of the genre.
*Timbaland will be making a guest appearance on One Life to Live. I guess hip-hop is doing alright after all.
*The local. Doomdrips: A poster series with its own blog.