Bill Gates' image archive company Corbis just performed a huge move, expanding into licensing music via a transparent web-based protocol. It reduces professional music to the same status as images in Corbis' archive. Here's why that might work.
Ah, Time Warner Cable—friendly supplier of your choice of cable TV and broadband internet. Or, as residents in Wilson, North Carolina are finding out, not friendly at all: TWC is trying to close their community-based, cheap, and efficient cable/ISP service. Why? Because it can't compete.