You Could Be Kicked Offline For Piracy If This Music Industry Lawsuit Succeeds
And the evidence “proving” your guilt could be little more than fluff and nonsense.
Longreads Or Whatever
How a Kid Running an Obscure Music Forum Became the Target Of the UK's Biggest Ever Piracy Case
From his bedroom in North East England, Kane Robinson ran a music forum for 12,000 enthusiastic indie fans. But did a uni student with no prior convictions really deserve two years in prison?
The Man Who Found the Man Who Broke the Music Business
Stephen Witt, author of 'How Music Got Free,' on finding the patient zero of album leaks. Or, as Witt describes him, "the guy who destroyed the music industry to afford to put souped-up rims on his car."
Searching for Music at the AVNs
A Conversation About Online Piracy with the Guy Who Wants You to Pay for Porn
Spoiler alert: just like you should pay for your music, you should pay for your porn.
Thinkpieces And Shit
Censorship and Piracy Are Threatening the Future of Beijing's Indie Rock Scene
Local hype band Nova Heart tell us how a DIY attitude could help navigate the shitstorm.
Yup, Leaking Albums Can Still Get You Arrested
A Spanish man could face up to four years in jail for copyright infringement, without even successfully selling any copies.
Neither Amateurs Nor Pirates Ruined the Music Business
The truth is that the suits are losing control, and they just have to learn to deal with it.