disruptions, and told their friends."
Sounds like they bragged in public, using their own names. And nothing more.
It's shit like this, Slashdot...
Sure. I get the need to own music. I've personally never felt a sense of ownership for my mp3 collection in anything close to the way I felt ownership of my CD's.
My point related to downloading music. Digital 'won' over physical because of convenience; and streaming (with offline caching) is far more convenient than downloading. It's just 'there' with zero wait.
Also, Spotify premium streams at 320kbps. AFAIK FM is 96kbps?
Thought it was bigger than that! Insensitive clod is insensitive
Ah well... My point is still that, based on the speed at which Spotify is growing (where available), the future is streaming.
Everyone I know (in the EU) has switched to Spotify.
(This isn't a sales pitch, just a statement of fact
If you haven't already seen it.
Hackers are just a migratory lifeform with a tropism for computers.