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Gracenote on CDDB

11/13/06 | by Adam | Categories: Technology, Music, Copyright

Link: http://www.wired.com/news/columns/0,72105-0.html?tw=wn_index_3

A week or so ago, I made an offhand comment critical of Gracenote, the developer of CD recognition tool CDDB, about them taking a publically generated database commercial. I objected to this based on the fact that at the time no one knew they would be contributing to a privately owned, profit making enterprise. It felt quite two faced at the time.

Curiously enough, Wired has an interview with Steve Scherf, one of the owner/developers of Gracenote, that discusses this exact issue. I'm not sure I agree with his conclusions but it certainly gives a bit more background.

Take a look.

 

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