Monday, June 02, 2003

THAT WOULD BE A COHERENT POSITION, THEN, WOULD IT?:
It's clear, then, that if music is free for downloading, the music industry is not viable; all the jobs I just talked about will be lost and the diverse voices of the artists will disappear. The argument I hear a lot, that "music should be free," must then mean that musicians should work for free. Nobody else works for free. Why should musicians? - Lars Ulrich of Metallica, testifying before Congress about the evil cancer of free music downloads

Metallica have made a surprise appearance at the Download Festival.
The band were not part of the published bill, but appeared on the second stage.
Festival-goers are allowed to download free performances by bands appearing at the festival from the internet.
- ananova news report


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