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Pertanyaan – Sebuah upaya untuk memahami industri kreatif.

Aku sedang mengamati sebuah industri yang sedang menggeliat kesakitan. Industri musik kita digerogoti dengan pembajakan dan menurutku daripada membuang energi untuk membasmi musik atau film bajakan, akan lebih mudah untuk mengganti aturan mainnya.

Dunia berubah, pembajakan semakin marak, dan margin keuntungan industri musik dan film tidak setinggi dulu lagi. Jika ingin survive, industri harus ikut berubah sesuai jaman. Seperti yang aku singgung di posting sebelumnya, kerakusan mereka akan marjin keuntungan besar harus dihentikan, dan lebih pro-konsumen.

Beberapa pertanyaan mulai menggelitik saat aku memikirkan konsep pembajakan dan industri musik. Read the rest of this entry

Interesting Links and 9 things about Piracy and Stuff

Blogger beware!

Ars article about ebooks industry. I like to read and I think ebooks is a cheaper alternatives to conventional printed books. Plus ebooks are enviromental friendly.

Article about piracy:

From Tim O’reilly, we got few articles.

The Spore DRM Disaster. From readwriteweb and Tim O’Reilly.

I get a lot of thinking about this piracy things, both from consumer or producer point of view. That’s what I think:

  1. Piracy is indeed a crime. But publisher can think that as business risk and advertisement. Seems absurd, but think about it, people don’t pirate obsecure books, they pirate popular ones, and think it as massive free samples with a hope that few percent from those pirates go to buy legitimate copy. However, business won’t run with hope right? They need money. Read the rest of this entry