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What do MP3s and Magic Spells Have in Common?

  • Aired: 09/26/2012
  • 05:35
  • Rating: NR
Both spells and music were born from a freely available folk culture, but are now sold as commercial goods. There are thousands of artists (and witches!) trying to figure out how to make a living in an age where their products can be infinitely copied. And with commercialization, the morality and legality of sharing these once open cultural products has become complicated.
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