[TriLUG] Music Files (and a small rant)
william at trilug.org
Wed May 25 08:59:25 EDT 2005
On a related note, if the average CD costs $15 and has 15 tracks, that's
$1/song if bought legit. Do you all really think the artists would
appreciate being gypped that $4500 to begin with?
Not to bring religion into this, but sometimes the Christian Golden Rule
has universal application: Do unto others as you would have them do unto
you. If you're happy with someone taking the fruits of your labor for
free without consulting your opinion....
On Wed, 25 May 2005, Robert Ryals wrote:
> Mark Freeze wrote:
> But any failure would not result in irrecoverable loss, but rather in a
> cost-to-replace loss.
> I would consider trying to re-download over 4500 unique songs at a
> price of .99 each almost irrecoverable. I don't' have the $4500 to
> recover them, nor the time to download them one by one. For the
> un-Napsterish files - ripping all or part of over 1200 CD's takes an
> unimaginable amount of time.
> .99 each if you're using iTunes, cheaper if you subscribe to some of the
> other services and and just listen to the streams. How often do you
> actually listen to each of the 4500 songs ?
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