These are historic times we’re living in. The intense pressures coming at creators from both the internet and an increasingly unregulated market could spell the end of creative careers — no more full-time writers, musicians, artists, photographers, etc. Whether that’s good or bad is for you to decide, but it’s happening.
Here’s a little overview of copyright, specifically in the context of the music industry. You’ll enjoy it, pinky swear: http://diffuser.fm/no-copyrights-thems-fightin-words/