From The Long Tail to DRM-free music and from artist-led platforms to piracy at large, MidemNet 2007 touched on many of today’s hottest issues… despite the fact that it took place nearly a year ago! Here are just a few session highlights…
The Long Tail/Wired’s Chris Anderson discussed how to make money out of music with economist and former advisor to French president Mitterand, Jacques Attali:
Heads of the US’ music, film and devices industries – the RIAA’s Mitch Bainwol, the MPAA’s Fritz Attaway and the CEA’s Gary Shapiro – went head to head in a heated debate:
Last but by no means least, The Black Eyed Peas’ Will.i.am presented Musicane.com, a site which allows artists to promote themselves and sell songs directly online.