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Thursday, March 14 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Downloaded: The Music Industry in the Digital Age

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In 1998 Shawn Fanning, a teenage hacker and programmer, created the code that would become the basis for all peer-to-peer file sharing. Shortly after, Fanning and his business partner, fellow teenage hacker Sean Parker, launched the file-sharing service Napster, and the world was irrevocably changed. Explore the impact Napster had on the music industry, where that industry is today as a result, and what may be its future.
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Speakers
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Elizabeth Brooks

Chief Mktg OfficerLIVE NATION
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Marc Cimino

SVP, Business & Legal AffairsWarner Bros Studios
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Bill Flanagan

EVPMTVNBill Flanagan is an executive with MTV Networks. Among the series he created are VH1 STORYTELLERS and CMT CROSSROADS. His books include WRITTEN IN MY SOUL (conversations with Chuck Berry, Bob Dylan, Mick Jagger and others) and U2 AT THE END OF THE WORLD, as well as three novels... Read More →
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J. Keyes

Editor-in-ChiefeMusic
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J Keyes

Editor-in-ChiefeMusicJ. Edward Keyes has been writing about music for nearly 15 years. His work has appeared in Rolling Stone, The Village Voice, Entertainment Weekly, Pitchfork and MAGNET, as well as the 2006 edition of Da Capo’s Best Music Writing series. He is currently eMusic's... Read More →
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Ian Rogers

CEOBeats Music
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Paul D Miller (aka DJ Spooky)

ArtistDJ Spooky That Subliminal KidPaul D. Miller/DJ Spooky has recorded a huge volume of music and collaborated with artists, writers, musicians and composers such as Robert Wilson, Iannis Xenakis, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Mariko Mori, Kool Keith, Pierre Boulez, Saul Williams, Steve Reich... Read More →
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Alex Winter

Dir/ProducerTrouper ProductionsDirector/Producer of 'Downloaded', a feature documentary from VH1 Rock Docs on the rise and fall of Napster and the birth of the digital revolution. Alex is currently directing and producing a new feature documentary; 'Deep Web: The Untold Story of Bitcoin... Read More →


Thursday March 14, 2013 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Austin Convention Center, Room 16AB 500 E Cesar Chavez St

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