CNN has reported that record companies are planning to open their own peer-to-peer networks. What the record companies fail to realize is that they are obsolete. Artists no longer need them.

Their pitiful attempts at aping peer-to-peer has one major flaw. They control the system. With actual peer-to-peer, individuals users control the system. Individual users decide what is worthy, based on their own individual tastes, to post to the network, and what is not.

The beauty of peer-to-peer is that it is limitless. Anything piece of media can be shared. Anything. Record companies want to bottle this and you simply can’t bottle infinity.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s