Libraries – free, cheap or abused
July 26, 2004
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Telltale Weekly is on a mission to record, produce and sell quality audio recordings of public domain material—at a very reasonable price in order to cover a bit of overhead. How reasonable? How’s a quarter strike you? You can’t buy everything for a quarter, but it’s all still damn cheap, and available in MP3, AAC, or Ogg Vorbis formats.
Meanwhile, the RIAA continues to show no class whatsover in their commitment to donate CDs to public libraries to settle a price fixing lawsuit. For example Wisconsin libraries are reporting that very few of the 105,000 CDs they’ve received thus far are useful.
Unless, of course, you really have a lot of demand in your community for things like 1,235 copies of Whitney Houston singing the Star Spangled Banner in 1991.