How to get your music on Napster as an unsigned artist

With RouteNote, you can get your music up on some of the top stores and streaming services around the world free-of-charge, in a matter of days. Naspter kickstarted the P2P file sharing movement online in…

Rhapsody is no more, today Napster officially replaces it

Last month it was revealed that Rhapsody would be rebranding themselves as that old music pirate Napster, but with legality¬†– now it’s final. Rhapsody made their online success as the pioneers in unlimited music streaming…

High Profile Artists Accept File Sharing

In interviews with both Pharell Williams of N.E.R.D (click on the tab for videos from the 23rd of Jan) and Neptunes fame (named best producer of the 00’s) Radiohead guitarist Ed O’Brien on the Midem…

Would Lady Gaga rather be Pirated than Spotted?

As we published in this post, that’s certainly the standpoint of Swedish artist, Magnus Uggla and the Lady might well feel the same, based on the information in¬†this post, saying that she was only paid…

Lily Allen and the File Sharing Debate

Lily Allen has proven herself once again to be adept at both putting herself in the limelight and her foot in her mouth. Entering the debate on illegal music file sharing over the internet facilitated…

RapidShare Have Been Handing Over User Information to Record Labels

The popular Germany-based file hosting service RapidShare has allegedly begun handing over user information to record labels looking to pursue illegal file-sharers. The labels appear to be making use of paragraph 101 of German copyright…

Pirate Bay Claims 80% Of All Their Torrent Traffic Is Legal

During the ongoing trial in Sweden of Pirate Bay, spokesperson Peter Sunde Kolmisoppi claimed that an internal study of 1000 torrents had show that 80% of trackers pointed to material that was legal to share…

SongBeat: The New Music Piracy Tool That Will End Up Closing Soon Enough!

In the current climate P2P and Bittorrent file sharing isnt seen as illegal in all countries, but overall it has to be the biggest threat on the music industry because of its nature. Songbeat has…