Artists should be paid, Part 3: The Big Picture

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Can artists actually make money on a free software driven free culture project? Having established the motivations and the basic principles in the first two parts, I’m going to look at the big picture here: how money would be distributed among major parts of the project (drawing partly on knowledge accumulated from the proprietary film and television industry — taking into account the differences), where the money would come from, and what sort of income might be realistic based on the few projects that have gone before us.

Read the article at Free Software Magazine.