Magnatune: Less Evil Than Sony


A freeloader complains about Magnatune introducing a nagware policy for their noncommercial offerings:


Magnatune: We’re not as evil as we could be


If you don’t want a company to introduce nagware, buy their products once in a while.


Magnatune show either great chutzpah or the negative effects of speed reading by misrepresenting Lessig and Stallman to claim that noncommercial nagware is helping to build the commons:


Magnatune’s thoughts on the article


Ugh.


There are many fine copyleft record labels who are building a real cultural commons. Loca and OpSound for example.


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