If you’re not a big fan or user of on-line P2P (point-to-point) file sharing, then you’ve probably only heard the standard hype that file sharing is bad and leaving artists around the world starving and begging for spare change. The Washington Post is running a story about a group of musicians who support P2P file sharing. One man even goes as far as pointing out that the illegal downloading of his music is the only reason that anyone has ever heard of him.
It’s refreshing to get a perspective on this topic that’s isn’t one of a money-hungry recording company or a collection-building music pirate. Hopefully, groups like this one can help to convince lawmakers that P2P services aren’t inherently evil.
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