The creative economy is vitally important, but the way to nurture it is to follow the winds of the information revolution and not the desire of existing corporations to preserve a business model that has been turned upside down by the revolution taking place in virtually every creative industry.
Talent is now starting to come spontaneously from below and being judged by its peers around the world rather than having to go through the rusting filtration plant of the quasi-monopolistic moguls of the music or publishing industries.
Thursday, November 23, 2006
Down with the quasi-monopolistic moguls!
The Guardian's online editor Vic Keegan didn't take long to rebut Mick Hucknall's copyright baloney: