Michael Fraase notices thatMusic piracy not hurting recording industry after all
The short-term solution for the recording industry is simple: continue to sell your units of atoms in the form of CDs at about one-half the current prices and sell all-you-can-eat subscriptions to the component bits - the real, complete, open, non-DRM, and non-protected bits - on the net at, say, US$30 per month. Oh, and realize that your days are numbered in any case. The smartest artists and fans have already realized that they don't need you.
Good summary and links to things I cover below.