How It Works
Direct Connection
Direct Connection
Forcing the Issue
People & Property
Full Representation
All Votes Count
No Middleman
Commerce Model
A Perfect Match
The Long View


Why can't musical artists sell directly to their fans in the Digital Age?
The Internet makes it possible, so why are record companies making things so difficult for artists and fans alike?  Has the middleman overstepped its value added in the Digital Age?  The following web pages explore the most fundamental barriers to direct commerce over the Internet.  In particular, we ask why in the world can't artists have a reasonable option to sell their music directly to their fans over the web without a middleman?
Follow the chain of web pages using the buttons labeled "next page".  As these pages will show, the roots of the issue run deep--as deep as the founding principles of our nation.  But then we'll take it full circle.  Once you are done with the "How it Works" sequence of web pages, cycle back to the home page and click on Strategies.