Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Uneasy Lies the Head that Wears the Crown: Why Content’s Kingdom is Slipping Away

Content and technology are locked in a struggle whose outcome may determine the future of the entertainment industry. The problem is this: Content is becoming a commodity. In contrast, although distribution used to be the exclusive province of Hollywood—movie theaters, television networks, home video, among others—this is no longer true. Instead, new distribution technologies have arisen, and the ascendancy of those technologies has come at the expense of content.

To learn more, check out my law review article on this subject, called Uneasy Lies the Head that Wears the Crown: Why Content’s Kingdom is Slipping Away.

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