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There is a difference between boots and downloads...
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• Posted by: Christian Clemmensen   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Friday, May 21, 2004, at 1:00 p.m.
• IP Address: chevrolet.filmtracks.com
• In Response to: Re: Not to mention that I'm tracking these peo... (Scott)

> And this site also recommends getting bootleg versions of some scores
> because the legit releases are either not forthcoming or just lame (Star
> Trek Insurrection is one example). I'm not the judgemental type, you know
> live and let live, but if you're going to turn in people who ask for free
> downloads or mp3's of a score, you shouldn't be encouraging people to seek
> out boots either. Either champion the law or don't.

Not entirely true. The enforcement of the law has many shades of gray.

There is a big difference in perceived threat between the relatively small circle of hardcore score nuts trading bootlegs and any music being made available to the masses for download.

In short, the CDr boots aren't a major target for law enforcement. Studios, musicians, lables, and rights agencies won't go bankrupt because of a handful of bootlegs (most of which THEY leaked in the first place). The downloadable versions of that music ARE the problem, though. It's all a matter of how the music is being distributed. You'll see reviews of bootlegs at Filmtracks, but you'll never hear any of us in support of downloading files.

That's where the line is drawn.

Christian




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