Re: A very interesting and important read on illegal AND legal downloads and streaming.
Posted by: Steve_Roamer ()
Date: April 15, 2012 09:12AM

...and I do this too. But, miserable as the royalties are to artists this way, at least they get SOMETHING out of the deal.

I am 100% with Erkka on this. Musicians have been getting raped by digital theft for far too long and consumers continue to consume without any thought as to how it might affect those who produce it. They just see "corporate" and think it's OK. I'm not arguing the music business was perfect before the good ol' internet, nor that getting a mate to copy an album on a cassette tape didn't happen before either, but the sheer scale of illegal file sharing means that more bands are getting NOTHING for their hard work compared with, probably not much - but it was SOMETHING.

Would you work for nothing? How would you pay the bills then?

The articles Erkka has posted are very thought provoking; I am looking forward though to the solutions. 'Cause that's what we need.

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A very interesting and important read on illegal AND legal downloads and streaming. 871 Erkka Korhonen 04/14/2012 08:27AM
And here's the link *bangs forehead* 408 Erkka Korhonen 04/14/2012 09:16AM
Re: And here's the link *bangs forehead* 278 Steve_Roamer 04/14/2012 10:43AM
Re: A very interesting and important read on illegal AND legal downloads and streaming. 384 Troy 04/14/2012 10:50AM
Re: A very interesting and important read on illegal AND legal downloads and streaming. 375 Purple 04/14/2012 03:20PM
Re: A very interesting and important read on illegal AND legal downloads and streaming. 360 Troy 04/14/2012 05:24PM
Also 199 Snake65 04/14/2012 09:38PM
Re: A very interesting and important read on illegal AND legal downloads and streaming. 308 Erkka Korhonen 04/14/2012 06:36PM
Re: A very interesting and important read on illegal AND legal downloads and streaming. 293 Figge 04/14/2012 08:11PM
Re: A very interesting and important read on illegal AND legal downloads and streaming. 279 Figge 04/14/2012 08:08PM
Re: A very interesting and important read on illegal AND legal downloads and streaming. 407 Coco 04/14/2012 08:11PM
agree coco 218 Snake65 04/14/2012 09:50PM
Re: agree coco 205 Erkka Korhonen 04/15/2012 07:23AM
Re: A very interesting and important read on illegal AND legal downloads and streaming. 171 tkrupa 04/14/2012 11:30PM
Re: A very interesting and important read on illegal AND legal downloads and streaming. 176 Snake65 04/15/2012 12:10AM
Re: A very interesting and important read on illegal AND legal downloads and streaming. 273 Troy 04/15/2012 02:41AM
Re: A very interesting and important read on illegal AND legal downloads and streaming. 280 Coco 04/15/2012 04:40AM
Re: A very interesting and important read on illegal AND legal downloads and streaming. 218 Troy 04/15/2012 05:41AM
Re: A very interesting and important read on illegal AND legal downloads and streaming.229 Steve_Roamer 04/15/2012 09:12AM
Re: A very interesting and important read on illegal AND legal downloads and streaming. 195 Snake65 04/15/2012 10:37PM
Re: A very interesting and important read on illegal AND legal downloads and streaming. 193 Troy 04/16/2012 03:48AM
Re: A very interesting and important read on illegal AND legal downloads and streaming. 249 Erkka Korhonen 04/16/2012 08:21PM
Re: A very interesting and important read on illegal AND legal downloads and streaming. 180 Andrew 04/16/2012 08:40PM
Re: A very interesting and important read on illegal AND legal downloads and streaming. 276 Erkka Korhonen 04/16/2012 09:54PM
Re: A very interesting and important read on illegal AND legal downloads and streaming. 158 Troy 04/15/2012 02:53AM
Re: A very interesting and important read on illegal AND legal downloads and streaming. 215 Chazz 04/16/2012 02:27AM
Re: A very interesting and important read on illegal AND legal downloads and streaming. 167 Almir 04/17/2012 08:42PM


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