How Music Got Free and Creatocracy • The Register

The technology giants seem only dimly aware that they’ve achieved such power thanks to a loophole, and the richest of them put nothing back.

“Being evil while telling everyone else not to be ... is how big business makes big profits, and it is more apple pie American than selling snake oil and claiming it is an elixir. Whatever Google is selling, all of us paid dearly for free.”