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Are We Preventing Future Musical Legends?

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Yesterday, Michael Lynton, CEO of Sony Pictures Entertainment, wrote an article for The Huffington Post discussing how piracy has effected content business’ (music, movies, books, newspapers, etc).

While this is an overly exhausted debate, I feel the need to share this article with you guys.

He starts of with a statement that made me cringe:

… I was on a panel the other day which opened with a question about the impact of the Internet on the entertainment business, and I responded, “I’m a guy who sees nothing good having come from the Internet. Period.”

I almost closed the browser when I read that, but I guess he was just trying to spark a flame.

He continued:

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