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I really wonder what will happen when today's young streamers grow up and realize that they own no music whatsoever and that if they want to keep listening they'll have to pay a subscription fee for the rest of their lives.
The reality is that most music is purchased by those 18-34. After that most people don't care about new music and are happy to stick with what they already have. Will the next generation really want to spend 70 years paying for 16 years' worth of music?
I also wonder how the streaming companies are going to convince today's children to pay for music at all. My daughter gets everything she wants free from YouTube. To her paying a fee to listen to music is ridiculous and stupid.
Why does "everyone" want a microphone in their home listening to everything that happens and sending that data back to Amazon, Google or Microsoft?
In most science fiction tales with constant surveillance it was the government listening to every word, but today it's multinational corporations that answer to nobody except boards of directors that demand maximum profits. Do you really think the only reason for your existence is to make someone else rich? Because that's how they see you.