On The Media: The Past, Present, and Future of Ownership

If the current state of copyright law interests you (AND WHY SHOULDN’T IT) you should check out this episode of On The Media covering fan fiction, 3D printing, and a segment with The Trichordist‘s David Lowery.

David Lowery of bands Cracker and Camper Van Beethoven thought the internet would become a vibrant new marketplace for creators. Instead, he says, the internet era is worse for artists than the infamously unfair record company system. Brooke talks to Lowery about what’s wrong and how to fix it.

…I don’t remember if they discussed how to fix it, other than reducing the cut that digital distributors get.