I agree there’s a case (which I tend to agree with) that copyright is broken, not just because of the digital age, but that certainly highlights and exaggerates its problems. That is a mixture of a cultural, a political and a business problem, with the latter being the keystone I think.
Solve the business problem and maybe you can tackle the others, but without a viable way for creatives to make money outside of copyright, it is pretty much a non starter, or at most far more difficult.
I like your ideas, definitely creative, but if creating art wasn’t already hard enough, doing all that on top is making it difficult in the extreme (and I won’t comment on the problems I have with advertising - I’m sure you’ve read my polemics on that here ).
So I agree in principle, but I’m not seeing how this can be a practical, let alone attractive alternative at this point, or how systems could be built in to make it so. I certainly hope we can though, but I now understand what you want and why, and your comments about n99 much better. Thanks very much for explaining so clearly. I appreciate that.
PtP is of course a candidate for your list too . It surprises me how contentious these issues are, important certainly, but it often seems more than I’d expect. But hopefully that means extra energy for creating better ways for artists to make their living!
EDIT: Great video too, thanks. Nice to hear Aaron lay it all out so clearly, and yes, SAFEnetwork can deliver - I wonder what Aaron would be building on SAFE right now. I hope there’s somebody like him building SAFE apps - they will blow our minds!