February 20, 2001

Copyright post-Napster

Author: JT Smith

NewsWeek (on MSNBC.com) reports on what's next for the music industry following the latest Napster court ruling. "at the same time they're trying to shut
down Napster, the giant entertainment conglomerates are
frantically trying to come up with their own business models to
somehow combine Napster's selection and ease with a big, fat
cash register on the other end. 'They're engaged in Tarzan
economics,' says Jim Griffin, CEO of Cherry Lane Digital.
'Desperately holding on to one vine -- their old business
model -- until they can grab firm hold of the next one.' "
Click Here!