In the non-digital world, copying is standard for innovation and creativity. For example, industries such as fashion, football, standup comedy, cuisine, financial innovation and porno are built on copying.
"The Knockoff Economy: How Imitation Sparks Innovation"
The movie industry is doing well because you cannot copy the live movie theatre experience.
Changes in the music industry are meeting resistance. More music is being produced than at any time in history. The production, quantity and quality of music is thriving. Money will be made from live performances, social media and merchandising.
All I know for sure is everything is changing and there is money to be made for the people who adapt.
"With enough of us, around the world, we’ll not just send a strong message opposing the privatization of knowledge — we’ll make it a thing of the past." ~ Aaron Swartz
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