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

Date: Tue Aug 01 2000 - 14:36:14 MDT

Eliezer writes, regarding paying for music downloads:
> 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.

There was a proposal discussed last week on the coderpunks list (offshoot
of cypherpunks) for embedding e-payment contact information in some of
the MP3 comment fields. Some discussion can be found at:$1469

As well, perhaps the Mojo project mentioned earlier could evolve to
support this kind of voluntary payment.


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