Update from pioneering Creative Commons and open source friendly music label Magnatune

We’ve been following Magnatune since it launched in 2003 as a record label that embraced the net, including giving fans the legal right to do what comes naturally given the net — share an remix music noncommercially — by offering all label music under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license. At the time a fairly radical … Read More “Update from pioneering Creative Commons and open source friendly music label Magnatune”

Magnatune announces interesting additions to "post-scarcity" business model

Magnatune, the terrific sharing-friendly record label that we’ve talked about many times before, has announced a transition from a per-album purchase model to a “DRM-free, all-you-can-eat, pay-what-you-want” model. Label founder John Buckman spelled out the details in a blog post today. Memberships to Magnatune are now: 1) no commitment: one month at a time, whereas … Read More “Magnatune announces interesting additions to "post-scarcity" business model”