Napster cambiò tutto

Bella, se pur breve, retrospettiva di Napster nel documentario del NY Times. La rivoluzione del concetto di gratis su Internet.

Most important, it irrevocably altered not only the way in which Americans absorbed music but also their belief system in what they should pay. The conviction theologically held by many boiled down to a single word: nothing. “You have a generation of people now who expect their music for free,” Greg Hammer, managing director of Red Bull Records, a branch of the energy-drink company, told Retro Report. “It’s very difficult to change.”
— Grappling With the ‘Culture of Free’ in Napster’s Aftermath
Music, TecnologiaAndrea Contino