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MegaUpload Who? The Web Bounces Back #obvs

By On February 10, 2012

Did you really expect anything else? The recent federal takedown of notorious file-sharing service Megaupload was initially seen as a huge victory for owners of copyrighted music and movies, but new research… Read More

Cloud Music

More File Sharing Sites Go Down #UPDATE

By On January 24, 2012

Recently we wrote about how SOPA or no SOPA many file sharing sites were either being taken down or blocking US residents. The list was getting pretty long and unfortunately we can add a… Read More


Reminder: Steal From Other Musicians #MJ #HallandOats

By On January 4, 2012

The TIL (Today I Learned) categorie on Reddit is a place of constant mind blowing facts like this one: According to Daryl Hall….Jackson approached him and admitted to lifting the bass line for “Billie Jean”… Read More


Technically YouTube Covers Are Illegal #lolwut

By On December 9, 2011

Andy from just posted a thought-provoking article. …Under current copyright law, nearly every cover song on YouTube is technically illegal. Every fan-made music video, every mashup album, every supercut, every fanfic… Read More


Sunday Scare Tactics: Linking Is Not A Crime

By On September 11, 2011

Have you heard about this 16 year old kid in the Czech Republic who’s facing a 5 million euro damages claim for linking to copyright works? It’s as ridiculous as it sounds. Now the… Read More


Dr.Luke Didn’t Copy Your Song So Back The Eff Off

By On September 3, 2011

I remember watching SNL as a youngster and thinking what a great gig it would be to play guitar in the house band. Meet stars, rock out, and work one day a… Read More


Everything Is A Remix – Nothing Is Ever Original #Video

By On June 23, 2011

Being original is a key element for folks to recognize and identify with your band and your music. But what does being original even mean?… Because as you’re about to find out, everything is… Read More


Filesharing Grandmother Gets 3 Years Probation + Cognitive Therapy

By On May 31, 2011

Did the rapture happen? Is the title correct? A grandmother? A Scottish judge has given 3 years probation PLUS cognitive therapy to a file sharing grandmother? Wow! As TorrentFreak reported earlier this month, Scotland, home… Read More

Band Politics

Dave Grohl Talks File Sharing, Nirvana & Band Roles

By On April 11, 2011

Below are some of the most interesting parts of the interview with Dave Grohl. I would recomend reading the entire thing, especially if you’re a Nirvana fan, or interested in Grohl’s… Read More


Shepard Fairey Settles Copyright & Fair Use Of Obama Image

By On January 13, 2011

Yay now everyone can finally get along! The street artist Shepard Fairey and The Associated Press have settled their long-running legal battle over the well-known “Hope” campaign poster of Barack Obama. …Mr. Fairey, who… Read More

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