But this is one of those all too rare occasions.
I’d like to personally thank Monkey D. Luffy for reminding us, in a p2pnet Reader’s Write yesterday, of something none of us thinks about enough.
Here’s what Mr Luffy said:
“Every time you steal from the great deity Steve Jobs or the RIAA, a kitten dies …”
Sooooooo true. And so sad.
Certainly, this tragic reality is ignored every hour of every day by the the hundreds of millions of file sharing criminals and thieves who blight the honest record labels and artists as they try to eak out their precarious livings online, beset on all sides by men and women, and even children, who would rob them blind, depriving them of what is rightfuly theirs as they plunder songs lovingly crafted by artists, wrought by their blood, sweat and tears as they ….
I could continue, but this is meant to convey my — Nay, our — message that every time a song is illegally downloaded, not only are contracted corporate employees from all sides thrown onto the streets to fend for themselves —-
—- a little kitten dies
So Save A Kitten Today!
Don’t steal a song!
Thank, you Mr Luffy.
Mitch Bainwol - RIAA
First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win ~ Mahatma Gandhi
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