"As broadband internet
access becomes ubiquitous – and wireless – this model suddenly becomes
feasible for music. At the moment, the only way we can have the stuff
we crave is to buy or steal the product. But if we could access
whatever we wanted, at any time, on payment of a levy, our need to own
the packages would diminish. We could just turn on the tap, as it were,
and get Beethoven or So Solid Crew on demand. Not to mention the
collected works of David Bowie. And then we could give him a Brit Award
for being so far ahead of the game."
Read more about Music Like Water here.