Sunday, April 05, 2009

Get it on / Bang a gong

This has the potential to take the copyright battle to the next level:

Soon you may be seeing links to download copies of Star Wars or the newest Britney Spears album pop up your Facebook news feed. This is because The Pirate Bay, one of the world’s most popular websites for file sharing and torrents, now allows you to share links to download these files right from your FacebookFacebook reviewsFacebook reviews profile.

[From Torrent Sharing Comes to Facebook: Will the RIAA Step In?]

And in a year where not a single album has hit a million sales in the US. If you though the downturn in album sales in 2006 / 07 /08 was shocking, you ain't seen nothing yet.

Single unit sales, of course, are booming.....and that is the real point.

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