Smacking of piracy
petenotped at hotmail.com
Sun Jun 20 20:00:23 CDT 2004
----- Original Message ----- From: <Sroundtable at aol.com>
> If one paid for each song on I-tunes, they'd be paying
> $10-15, which is roughly the price of the CD, anyway (though a slightly
> discounted rate). At worst, you are paying a slightly discounted rate for
> songs, and the artists do reap the benefits of your purchase.
Plus they don't have make the CDs, print the sleeves, ship them to stores,
give a cut to the retailer. Presumably they pay Apple something, but it's
got to be less expensive for the record company this way.
> I already have everything on T&N and am not one who needs
> to have every release The Who comes out with.
Exactly. In exchange for their lower cost, and a reduced quality product
(sound quality and pachaging) we get to pay for only the tracks we want.
Sounds fair to me.
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