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Bob Lefsetz

Bob Lefsetz is the author of “The Lefsetz Letter.” Famous for being beholden to no one and speaking the truth, Lefsetz addresses the issues that are at the core of the music business: downloading, copy protection, pricing and the music itself.

Articles by Bob Lefsetz

The Acosta Affair

8 days ago

“White House shares doctored video to support punishment of journalist Jim Acosta”

I don’t ever remember being addicted to the news like this.
I used to get the “New York Times” in high school and college, but I can’t tell you I read much more than the sports pages.
And then my law school girlfriend’s father bought her a subscription to the “Wall Street Journal” so I got hooked on that, back when it was only one section.
And I figure if you live in L.A., you’ve got to read the “Times,” but so many don’t anymore, that’s what happens when you eradicate content, people give up on you, protect the bottom line at your peril. Why is it always corporations protecting their margins at the price of the product and those who produce it? If only artists ran the world…then

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