Posts Tagged ‘Downloading’

The RIAA… Has… an Idea…

They will simply install SPYWARE on your computer than deletes your files! Wait, What? It came out this morning that the RIAA has pitched a plan to the government that includes Installing Spyware that will delete infringing files Mandatory censorware on all Internet connections to interdict transfers of infringing material Border searches of personal media […]

Well, That Was Fast…

It seems like only yesterday that I was sitting on stage, touting the amazing website, Last.Fm. OH WAIT. IT WAS. To further our point about the state of flux the industry is in, I awoke today to read that the great will be changing their policies. In the words of the late Butt-head: “This […]

Sigur Ros is on to You…

I don’t think Sigur Ros is capable of doing anything less than absolutely beautiful, inspiring work. Their recent video stating their opinion of file-sharing and downloading is no different…   More and more artists are expressing their thoughts on illegal downloading. Matt Bellamy of Muse recently gave his opinion as well. He is in favor […]

Who Watches The Watchmen?

Whether you partake in illegal downloading or not, there’s no denying that it’s had a pretty massive impact on the Music Industry over the last decade. In wake of the RIAA curbing their “we’ll sue everyone” approach, major labels are beginning to think outside the box when it comes to protecting their investments. According to […]

Trent Reznor Case Study (Part 3)

So, you’ve seen the video. You’ve read my thoughts. What effect has this had? ¬†How does is apply to you? Good questions. First off, after the success of Reznor (and Radiohead), we’ve seen many mega-artists drop their labels. Diddy, Hillary Duff, Mariah Carey, Paul McCartney, Madonna amongst others have all parted ways. One can assume […]