"MP3, SDMI, the RIAA, copyright law, and piracy are just a few
of the issues facing the digital music industry today. Digital
music benefits greatly from the open source model as well, with
icecast being one example, and the almost open MP3 format being
another. I think this openness is in some ways inspired by the
Linux community, no doubt because they have been using MP3 since
the very beginning."
"Tonight Jack Moffitt will be talking to two people who believe
the future is bright for digital music and are on the front lines
of making the cool stuff happen. Gene Hoffman is the young founder
and CEO of EMusic.com, formerly GoodNoise, which sells downloadable
MP3's. Before taking GoodNoise public, he served as Director of
Business Development for Pretty Good Privacy. David Weekly, is a
Stanford student, digital music consultant, and open source
advocate. He is currently writing a book about digital music and
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