Artists Encourage Cheating
“Major labels Sony BMG and EMI are releasing more and more new CDs that block fans from dragging their tunes to iPods.
“Now, in the most bizarre turn yet in the record industry’s piracy struggles, the Dave Matthews Band, the Foo Fighters and Switchfoot – and even Sony BMG, when the label gets complaints – are telling fans how they can beat the system.”
Brian Garrity. Frustrated Artists Show Fans a Few Copying Tricks. RockyMountainNews.com. Oct. 5, 2005.
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