Pay the Artists Directly?

Napster certainly raises some thorny

issues, but what other alternatives are

there to the traditional music

distribution system? A company called

Fairtunes.Com is offering one: pay the

artists directly at your discretion.

An article on Music Dish provides some


WAP Backlash

Jakob Nielsen, web design guru (rated

number 6 on ZDNet AnchorDesk's list of

The Web's 10 Most Influential People)

weighs in on WAP (the technology being

used on these newfangled cell phones to

allow you to browse the web from anywhere),

and the forecast is not good.