1. Record labels want too much money
2. Musicians Already Get Paid More by Touring Anyway
3. The Music Business Is Too Slow and Partially Broken
4. Grooveshark is modeled on early YouTube (the one that got sued)
5. Grooveshark complies with takedown notices
6. Grooveshark’s Ad Platform Can Boost an Unknown Band to 500K Views in Three Weeks
And there you have it: the six reasons Grooveshark co-founder and CEO Sam Tarantino thinks music should be free.
In the world he envisions, Grooveshark would make perfect sense – a point he hopes to prove using reason number six.
Whether that’s the world we actually live in is a different matter entirely.