MP3 Sends Music Industry Back to School
Last year, "MP3" replaced the word "sex" as the No. 1 searched-for string on the Internet.
This was no small feat.
Indeed, such surprising supersedure gives an inkling as to why so many music-industry executives, drones, worker bees and billion-dollar babies are now so worked up about the Internet revolution coming to town. In Harvard Law School's Ames Courtroom on Feb. 25, a day-long gathering of industry-folk from across the spectrum "representing both the analysts and the analyzed, the observers and the observed" considered the whats, hows and whys of the coming sea-change.
A story for The Industry Standard (now CNN.com) on March 1, 2000. (cc) photo by Nina Matthews