[Copyright conference coverage] Cory Doctorow, European Affairs Co-ordinator, Electronic Frontier Foundation, said the lessen from history is that “technology giveth and technology taketh away” and to succeed in this new world you need to work with technology. “I now sell more books even though my book is released online on the same day it comes out in print… Every time someone comes up against DRM, they defect, so we should find mechanisms that are endemic to the Internet.” Doctorow also made the point that 90% of artists signed to music labels earn less than $600 a year (although you made need to verify that!).