RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels
Posted by: koogles ()
Date: January 16, 2001 12:47PM

Coco... you seem to have misunderstood what I said in my post. If copying does not represent a direct threat to the artist/label owner's livelihood, then I see no harm in it. If you burn, say, a copy of Fate's "A Matter of Attitude", nobody's going hungry as a result. There's no loss of sale there because there are no more copies of that CD in the stores. (Second hand shops, maybe, but artists don't see any money beyond the initial sale.) What I oppose is burning CDs that are still in print, i.e. The Sign.

Having said that, I think using the rationale that most CDs only have a few good tracks to justify piracy is a bit dodgy. Like CD burning and downloading would stop if bands created stronger, more consistent albums??!!! If anything, it would increase! More good songs= more material to burn/convert to wave files. If your grocery store was giving away free cookies and you were taking them whenever you saw fit, would the store giving away EVEN TASTIER free cookies make you suddenly want to start paying for them??? Of course not!!!

Next time you burn a new CD off the MTM label, I hope you fully considered the consequences. Sometimes when a CD gets burnt, it's not the only thing that's getting burned...

koogles

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My CD-R Trade Site 182 coco 01/15/2001 07:30AM
CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 146 koogles 01/16/2001 07:44AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 142 coco 01/16/2001 08:20AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 180 DantheCDman 01/16/2001 11:02AM
Trading still cripples the artist, label 155 koogles 01/16/2001 01:01PM
RE: Trading still cripples the artist, label 145 DantheCDman 01/16/2001 07:46PM
RE: Trading still cripples the artist, label 128 koogles 01/17/2001 12:45AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels136 koogles 01/16/2001 12:47PM
Koogles ur only half right 140 mike 01/16/2001 02:24PM
RE: Koogles ur only half right 156 koogles 01/16/2001 03:04PM
RE: Koogles ur only half right 141Drewness01/16/2001 03:59PM
RE: Koogles ur only half right 151Drewness01/16/2001 03:59PM
RE: Koogles ur only half right 145 koogles 01/17/2001 12:15AM
RE: Koogles ur only half right 143 DantheCDman 01/16/2001 07:50PM
Koogles is completely right - this is theft 145 Mister Pomp 01/16/2001 05:59PM
RE: Koogles is completely right - this is theft 169 coco 01/16/2001 08:04PM
RE: Koogles is completely right - this is theft 132 Mister Pomp 01/17/2001 04:50AM
Mr Pomp your right and so am i 141 mike 01/17/2001 05:51AM
RE: Mr Pomp your right and so am i 158 Mister Pomp 01/17/2001 05:46PM
That slippery slope ... 160 Copious K9 01/18/2001 01:39AM
RE: That slippery slope ... 178 Mister Pomp 01/18/2001 04:45AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 137 coco 01/16/2001 05:55PM
RE: Coco- the Artist Desicion maker 137 Eric Abrahamsen 01/16/2001 09:39PM
RE: Coco- the Artist Desicion maker 162 coco 01/16/2001 10:35PM
Living La Vida Coco 135 koogles 01/17/2001 12:02AM
RE: Living La Vida Coco 159 coco 01/17/2001 02:24AM
There's smoke comin' outta yer ears, coco! 147 koogles 01/17/2001 05:32AM
RE: There's smoke comin' outta yer ears, coco! 155 coco 01/17/2001 06:16AM
Cuckoo for coco puffs 167 koogles 01/17/2001 09:02AM
Cuckoo for Koogles 200 coco 01/17/2001 09:37AM
Coco...nuts! 149 koogles 01/17/2001 10:40AM
John Parr 145 DantheCDman 01/17/2001 11:05AM
RE: John Parr 137 capt kaos 01/17/2001 09:05PM
RE: John Parr 144 koogles 01/18/2001 12:36AM
RE: Coco...nuts! 134 coco 01/17/2001 05:45PM
Burn bitch burn 150 koogles 01/18/2001 12:32AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 144 koogles 01/17/2001 12:28AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 164 Dave 01/17/2001 04:30AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 154 Mister Pomp 01/17/2001 04:54AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 145 coco 01/17/2001 05:39AM
RE: Coco and being Stupid 159 Eric Abrahamsen 01/17/2001 08:14AM
you're not your (np) 138 Mister Pomp 01/17/2001 05:57PM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 156Bighair01/17/2001 05:16AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 128 coco 01/17/2001 05:47AM
Where are you buying your CDS? 153 Mister Pomp 01/17/2001 05:39PM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 168 koogles 01/17/2001 05:49AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 134 coco 01/17/2001 06:22AM
Can I just say... 162Chris01/17/2001 06:36AM
Yes you can.. 137 Mister Pomp 01/17/2001 05:56PM
Fine... 151Chris01/18/2001 09:12AM
Were you paid for it? 160 Mister Pomp 01/18/2001 05:47PM
RE: Were you paid for it? 169Chris01/19/2001 09:31AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 133 DantheCDman 01/17/2001 08:11AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 147 koogles 01/17/2001 09:18AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 160 DantheCDman 01/17/2001 09:30AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 139 koogles 01/17/2001 10:46AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 147 koogles 01/17/2001 09:06AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 156 DantheCDman 01/17/2001 09:31AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 164 coco 01/17/2001 09:44AM
Uh-oh...the little pirate's getting angry! 127 koogles 01/17/2001 10:10AM
RE: Uh-oh...the little pirate's getting angry! 133 Eric Abrahamsen 01/17/2001 10:27AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 145Bigair01/18/2001 04:50AM


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