Tuesday, August 05, 2008

Music industry ‘should embrace illegal websites’

The music industry should embrace illegal file-sharing websites, according to a study of Radiohead’s last album release that found huge numbers of people downloaded it illegally even though the band allowed fans to pay little or nothing for it. “Rights-holders should be aware that these non-traditional venues are stubbornly entrenched, incrediblyYeah, right! One guy wrote: "...it took 2 hours to get In Rainbows from the official site, and 10 minutes to download it from torrent..". Music industry should turn their faces to the audience first!

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