News sources should Ransom. The next week's news won't be released online unless a total of $X in pledges have been made. If the goal is raised, everyone's pledge is charged. If not, nobody pays anything...but the news isn't released.
That way it hurts everyone to not cooperate, but everyone benefits from the cooperation.
With Musicslu, since the content released is free to share forever, this would never happen. Release and forget it. Future generations can download and share it. Musician is still supported.
Why does the industry insist on doing things the hard way.
Facebook, for example, could offer special "admin" privileges to those that pay. Model the real world: the more money you have, the more you can oppress and spy on others! http://musicslu.com/blog/?p=3
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