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Simmons: Poor people owe me

Simmons: Poor people owe me | Kill The Record Industry | Scoop.it
Kiss star Gene Simmons says he's proud to be among the One Percent of the world's richest people – and insists everyone else owes him a debt of gratitude.
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You can thank the record industry for nursing the world biggest cunts.

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Digital Music News - People for the Ethical Treatment of Musicians (PETm). Who's In?

Digital Music News - People for the Ethical Treatment of Musicians (PETm). Who's In? | Kill The Record Industry | Scoop.it

The idea comes from Projekt Records founder Sam Rosenthal, an indie disillusioned with a system that seems completely stacked against artist interests. "Talking with my sister about the issues surrounding fair compensation for musicians, the phrase 'People for the Ethical Treatment of Musicians' popped out of my mouth! I loved it. I wrote it down. I created a graphic...."

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The Real Danger of Copying Music (It's Not What You Think) | Wired Opinion | Wired.com

The Real Danger of Copying Music (It's Not What You Think) | Wired Opinion | Wired.com | Kill The Record Industry | Scoop.it
There’s an endless debate about whether file sharing is “stealing.” We eventually shouldn’t “pirate” files, but it’s premature to condemn people who do it today when those same people are not paid for their participation in very lucrative network...
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the neverending dilemna: who's the thief? you, the record industry, or the internet giant medias?

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Letter to Emily White at NPR All Songs Considered.

Letter to Emily White at NPR All Songs Considered. | Kill The Record Industry | Scoop.it

"Recently Emily White, an intern at NPR All Songs Considered and GM of what appears to be her college radio station, wrote a post on the NPR blog in which she acknowledged that while she had 11,000 songs in her music library, she’s only paid for 15 CDs in her life. Our intention is not to embarrass or shame her. We believe young people like Emily White who are fully engaged in the music scene are the artist’s biggest allies. We also believe–for reasons we’ll get into–that she has been been badly misinformed by the Free Culture movement. We only ask the opportunity to present a countervailing viewpoint."

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