Lawrence Lessig and ‘Lisztomania’: Record companies’ road not taken - The Boston Globe | Kill The Record Industry |

The only losers are the dinosaurs — high-cost music distributors that used to control everything from promotional dollars to the timing of new releases. Although Apple and YouTube are simply new middlemen, they’re also driving the innovation. That’s something record companies should have done themselves. Unfortunately, they were busy monitoring your grandparents for illegal downloads. Some still are.