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Robert Levine

Robert Levine appears in the following:

Taming the Internet's Wild West

Friday, November 18, 2011

For as long as there's been a World Wide Web, there's been a giant unresolved issue with what’s on it: those millions of songs, videos, TV and movie clips we enjoy for free — somebody owns each one. Now Congress is trying to tame the internet's wild west. This week the House Judiciary Committee held hearings on ...

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Digital Technology and Business

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Business journalist Robert Levine looks at how the move to digital technology by the newspaper, music, and film industries has led to a significant drop in profits. In Free Ride: How Digital Parasites are Destroying the Culture Business, and How the Culture Business Can Fight Back, he examines how the idea that, on the Internet, “information wants to be free” has shaped the online business model and is now driving the media companies on whom the digital industry feeds out of business.

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Straight to Video Games

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Guns 'n' Roses will release one song from its long-overdue, much-leaked album "Chinese Democracy" on the new Rock Band 2. Metallica is making every song from the upcoming “Death Magnetic” available on the latest versions of Guitar Hero. And Wii Music lets Nintendo geeks simulate the playing of 60 different ...

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The Loudness Wars

Thursday, January 10, 2008

If you think albums today sound louder than those recorded a decade ago you’re just not imagining things. Recording technology can now make even the softest parts of a song sound big and boomy. We ask Rolling Stone contributor Robert Levine and producer David Bendeth about "the loudness wars," the ...

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