Home Taping Still Not Killing Music, Lawyers Having A Go Instead - February 16, 2009

The Pirate Bay has hurt fat cat executives in many large media companies by demonstrating to them that their business model is a failure. It has also helped many artists to get exposure and distribution that they otherwise would not have done, this lack of exposure coming largely as a result of decisions made by the aforementioned fat cat executives in large media companies. And if it gets shut down permanently, some other even more non-centralised file-sharing system will be developed. Remember Napster? Shutting that down worked a treat, didn't it. Also home taping. It's killing music.

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