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April 23, 2012

Forgetting the Beatles

Will keeping the Beatles off streaming sites lead to people forgetting about them? [via]

Limiting an artist as influential and famous as the Beatles to a single digital distribution platform and method (pay to download) may seem like a good idea to title holders: It serves to standardize revenue and helps make it easier to maintain copyright control. But it’s also a mistake; not even the Beatles will be bigger than Jesus forever. They, just like every band, are capable of being forgotten. And they’re on their way.