Who Let the Cat of the Bag and Mpeg3

Remember when mpeg was still in its early stages and the Recording Industry Association of America was still battling each other to figure out how come up with a standardized digital file format ? Then along came mpeg3, Netscape, Internet 1.0 the multimedia capable PC and the beginnings of Napster, leading to P2P networks. So now that the traditional model of distributing content has been turned on it’s ear, the struggle to get the cat back in the bag has produced some hilarious effects. In the final analysis the responsibly for the current state of the RIAA’s predicament lies squarely in greed, protecting the status quo and lack of vision.

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