Grateful Dead widow burns down online show-library

I’ve never been a big Dead fan, but this article offers another look at the constantly evolving world of coyright and intellectual property.

Boing Boing: Greedy Grateful Dead widow burns down online show-library

Here is a band that was built upon a tape trader mentality. They and their fans were at the forefront of the type of thinking that has led to open source and creative common concepts. Now some survivors and family members apparently see too great a business opportunity to pass up.

Right now I have CC licensed tunes on my site. I just want people to hear my music, and hopefully talk about it. I wonder if I will feel the same way after the free jazz revolution has made it possible for me to get rich from my stuff.

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