In the past year, downloading music off of the Internet illegally has continued to be at the forefront of technology-related issues. It is not a bit surprising as songs and albums continue to abound online, and a lot of people will not stop downloading as long as there is something to get. It seems to me that the music execs and government watchdogs have been running around . . .
Three-strikes Rule Supported By UK Musicians
So what is this three-strikes rule all about? The UK government is pushing for a law which will give those who download illegally two warnings before they reap the consequences of their activities; the consequences being restriction of broadband service. Naturally, this move has met a lot of resistance. Even musicians could not agree on a single stand. However, recent . . .
Speech Debelle Says Downloading Music Illegally Is OKâ€¦
â€¦as long as itâ€™s not hers. Talk about double standards, huh? Speech Debelle is the controversial Mercury Prize winner, a rapper who is known for being as cocky as she is talented. Her real name is Corynne Elliot, and she recently walked away with a check worth â‚¤20,000. In spite of that â€“ or maybe because of it â€“ she encouraged people to download illegal music, as . . .