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Trent Reznor offer’s album for free.

http://ghosts.nin.com/main/order_options First Radiohead, now Nine Inch Nails. Note the free option. Good Samaritans can do the $5 dollar download. Did I just hear a baby crying? Oh no, sorry, that was some record company executive.

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RIAA Website hacked

A lack of security controls allowed hackers to “wipe” the Recording Industry Association of America’s (RIAA) website on Sunday. http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/01/21/riaa_hacktivism/ You know, for as much as I hate malicious computer hackers. I’m having a hard time objecting to this at … Continue reading

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2007:The year that killed the music industry

Island Def Jam lays off nearly 6 percent of its staff. Rumors of axings at major labels like Sony BMG and the Universal Music Group begin to swirl — and at press time, it looked like they may have begun. … Continue reading

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Most Fans Paid $0 for Radiohead Album

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Radiohead let its fans decide how much to pay for a digital copy of the band’s latest release, “In Rainbows,” and more than half of those who downloaded the album chose to pay nothing, according to … Continue reading

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RIAA Sues Usenet.com

RIAA’s next step is to sue the Public Park system because they let people play guitar who might be playing copyrighted material. Basking in glory after orchestrating a record punishment for a petty file-sharer in the US, the RIAA takes … Continue reading

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New Radiohead album = Free?

Their site is pretty much hosed right now. But it is looking like they’re going to be offering free downloads of their new album. Well, it’s not exactly free, it is pay what you want. I think it’s a great … Continue reading

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Trent Reznor is cool

Trent tells fans to steal his album as the record companies are ripping them off. http://youtube.com/v/TJ5iHaV0dP4 Death to the RIAA!

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