The Long Tail Implication

David Blackburn, a Harvard PhD student, on the economics of P2P file-sharing concludes, “The Long Tail Implications of this are pretty clear. For the majority of artists further down the tail (least well-known), free distribution is good marketing, with a net positive effect on sales.”
http://www.thelongtail.com/the_long_tail/2005/11/the_effect_of_p.html

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