By Coolfer

Before the article by Douglas MacMillan on consumers’ use of streaming services as substitutes for purchasing, I was the only one (as far as I know) to point out this harmful downside to free, ad-supported services.

In December 2008, I wrote that streaming services are not a boon for record labels because of two key reasons. First, they are a poor way to monetize recorded music assets. Here’s what I wrote in December: [Read More]