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Re: when did piracy/theft become expression of freedom
From: Christian Sciberras <uuf6429 () gmail com>
Date: Sun, 29 Jan 2012 01:55:31 +0100
Actually, *most* bands that make money do so off the concert tours - tickets and
tshirts is where the actual money is at, not the album sales.
So why bother with album sales in the first place?
This is the same with free/commercial software. At the end of the day
the creator decides
the sales strategy.
The only thing I can see in this is that the recording industry really
needs to grow up
to the times, but piracy is not a solution nor the means to one, just
like DDoSing facebook
is not the means to the removal of a certain bill/law (arguably, to
The recording companies have every right to retaliate just as the FBI
has every right to
arrest suspects involved in these childish acts.
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