Re: The Future of Music (was: Re: e-book pricing)

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Tue Aug 01 2000 - 11:51:32 MDT wrote:
> But... weren't you thinking, ok but let's see what happens if you asked the
> Napster traders to voluntarily donate a dollar.. hell even a quarter, let's
> say *directly to the artists* (since everyone seems to think it's OK to rip
> off big companies but not artists), every time they download. What do you
> think would happen?

I wouldn't do it every time I downloaded, but for the songs I wanted to
keep? Sure! In a flash! But the payment would have to be automatic;
I'm not going to spend eight hours finding the email address to send the
Paypal payment to.

--    Eliezer S. Yudkowsky

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