Doubtlessly, the Internet could use a revamping of the way music is distributed. Traditional record companies can’t justify their existence in an age when an artist can easily sell music directly to the public, especially if it’s music they’ve written. Sooner or later someone’s going to implement a system like this.
I don’t know that Dotcom’s the person to do it. I’m not sure a man convicted of embezzlement and insider trading should be trusted handling recording artists money. Also, his massive legal woes with the U.S. are far from over, even if he does manage to escape extradition. No matter how flimsy the case may be, I don’t think that Justice will let him go easily.