Music piracy is having a dangerous effect on British music, but some rich and successful artists such as Nick Mason, of Pink Floyd, and Ed O’Brien, of Radiohead, don’t think so. Last week, they told The Times that file sharing is fine. It probably is for them. They do sell-out arena tours and have the biggest Ferrari collections in the world. For new talent, though, file sharing is a disaster — it makes it harder and harder for new acts to emerge.
Lemmee see: she\’s saying that by reducing the cost of putting new music before potential buyers this increases the difficulty of putting new music before potential buyers?
Please love, go bake me a pie, make me a sammich or something, sing if you have to, but please don\’t try economic analysis.