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. 772 Erkka Korhonen 04/14/2012 08:27AM
And here's the link *bangs forehead* 385 Erkka Korhonen 04/14/2012 09:16AM
Re: And here's the link *bangs forehead* 271 Steve_Roamer 04/14/2012 10:43AM
Re: A very interesting and important read on illegal AND legal downloads and streaming. 285 Troy 04/14/2012 10:50AM
Re: A very interesting and important read on illegal AND legal downloads and streaming. 256 Purple 04/14/2012 03:20PM
Re: A very interesting and important read on illegal AND legal downloads and streaming. 240 Troy 04/14/2012 05:24PM
Also 180 Snake65 04/14/2012 09:38PM
Re: A very interesting and important read on illegal AND legal downloads and streaming. 233 Erkka Korhonen 04/14/2012 06:36PM
Re: A very interesting and important read on illegal AND legal downloads and streaming. 191 Figge 04/14/2012 08:11PM
Re: A very interesting and important read on illegal AND legal downloads and streaming. 184 Figge 04/14/2012 08:08PM
Re: A very interesting and important read on illegal AND legal downloads and streaming. 295 Coco 04/14/2012 08:11PM
agree coco 210 Snake65 04/14/2012 09:50PM
Re: agree coco 185 Erkka Korhonen 04/15/2012 07:23AM
Re: A very interesting and important read on illegal AND legal downloads and streaming. 165 tkrupa 04/14/2012 11:30PM
Re: A very interesting and important read on illegal AND legal downloads and streaming. 152 Snake65 04/15/2012 12:10AM
Re: A very interesting and important read on illegal AND legal downloads and streaming. 159 Troy 04/15/2012 02:41AM
Re: A very interesting and important read on illegal AND legal downloads and streaming. 172 Coco 04/15/2012 04:40AM
Re: A very interesting and important read on illegal AND legal downloads and streaming. 149 Troy 04/15/2012 05:41AM
Re: A very interesting and important read on illegal AND legal downloads and streaming.160 Steve_Roamer 04/15/2012 09:12AM
Re: A very interesting and important read on illegal AND legal downloads and streaming. 125 Snake65 04/15/2012 10:37PM
Re: A very interesting and important read on illegal AND legal downloads and streaming. 124 Troy 04/16/2012 03:48AM
Re: A very interesting and important read on illegal AND legal downloads and streaming. 121 Erkka Korhonen 04/16/2012 08:21PM
Re: A very interesting and important read on illegal AND legal downloads and streaming. 154 Andrew 04/16/2012 08:40PM
Re: A very interesting and important read on illegal AND legal downloads and streaming. 225 Erkka Korhonen 04/16/2012 09:54PM
Re: A very interesting and important read on illegal AND legal downloads and streaming. 141 Troy 04/15/2012 02:53AM
Re: A very interesting and important read on illegal AND legal downloads and streaming. 144 Chazz 04/16/2012 02:27AM
Re: A very interesting and important read on illegal AND legal downloads and streaming. 97 Almir 04/17/2012 08:42PM


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