p2pnet news view Music:- Spotify, and sites like it, are supposed to help sink music ‘pirates’, not mimic them.
Ask Lady Gaga what she thinks about that theory, promulgated by the corporate music industry.
Her Poker Face was for five months the most popular song on Spotify, says Sweden’s Expressen.se.
So she must have collected a tidy amount in royalties. Right?
STIM (Swedish Performing Rights Society), an, “incorporated association that is owned by the creators of music and their music publishers and that operates on their behalf,” paid her a grand total of 1,150 Kroner, about $167.
Quoting Expressen, TorrentFreak has Swedish rapper Dogge Doggelito (Douglas LÃ©on,) stating »»»
It is totally sick. We musicians have no rights, you may not charge [for music] anymore.
Lady Gaga could`ve earned more money driving an illegal pirate taxi, he said.
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Expressen.se – Lady Gaga tjÃ¤nar 1150 kronor pÃ¥ Spotify, November 20, 2009
STIM – Swedish `music rights` ass: same old dirge, April 23, 2009
TorrentFreak – Lady Gaga Earns Slightly More From Spotify Than Piracy, November 21, 2009
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