Peter Cochrane's Uncommon Sense: Death by a million tracks

Sure all current file-swappers can be sued – it will only take 2,739 years

The entertainment industry has a chance to move into the digital age. Peter Cochrane looks at the main issues and asks why it seems more intent on clinging to old ways and lining lawyers

By Peter Cochrane

Peter Cochrane is an engineer, scientist, entrepreneur, futurist and consultant. He is the former CTO and head of research at BT, with a career in telecoms and IT spanning more than 40 years.