Oddly, the crowd at sxsw was being fairly hostile. I'm not sure whata political slant they wanted me to promote, but it clearly wasn't what I was saying.
The cartels thing sounds radical but is hardly out of line. The RIAA and MPAA both claim, in so many words, to be the unified mouthpiece for an entire industry, and ClearChannel owns way more than 50% of the music radio channels in the entire country. It's one of those industries like sports which is simply given a free pass from antitrust legislation.