ibneko: (Default)
http://www.demonbaby.com/blog/2007/10/when-pigs-fly-death-of-oink-birth-of.html

For quite a long time I've been intending to post some sort of commentary on the music industry - piracy, distribution, morality, those types of things. I've thought about it many times, but never gone through with it, because the issue is such a broad, messy one - such a difficult thing to address fairly and compactly. I knew it would result in a rambly, unfocused commentary, and my exact opinion has teetered back and forth quite a bit over the years anyway. But on Monday, when I woke up to the news that Oink, the world famous torrent site and mecca for music-lovers everywhere, had been shut down by international police and various anti-piracy groups, I knew it was finally time to try and organize my thoughts on this huge, sticky, important issue.

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A very, very well written piece. Then again, I'm biased, of course.
ibneko: (Default)
http://oink.me.uk/ has moved due to domain problems. Their new domain is: http://oink.cd/

Drat, need to redownload torrents. Or uh... mod my host file. I think I'll do the latter...
ibneko: (Default)
So use this: http://85.17.40.71/ for the time being.
ibneko: (Default)
Yeah, spambots, aim for this one: DJTB251@AUSSIEMAIL.COM.AU

Oh, and he needs an invite. Someone throw him something. I'm not sure if he'll be able to use it though, since it doesn't look like he knows how to read. :P (Ok, that's an exaggeration...)

I'm a bastard, I know. But I'm also stressed and annoyed, so.... feh, stupid git.

Relevant entry: http://ibneko.livejournal.com/464971.html

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