The Pirate Bay is not the first company (and, yes, whatever image they tried to portray, it was always a business) to have built their entire Gucci Watches existence on making copyrighted material available for free, without asking, or compensating, the people who created the material.
aqian100310 As far back as 2000, Napster was in the dock for copyright infringement; in 2008, the brand was bought by the American electronics retailer Best Buy for $121m (￡74m).
As I've previously reported, LastFM built their business on unlicensed music on
For supposedly "altruistic" ventures, these companies sure made a lot of money. Some would argue the artists whose music built these businesses should have received some of that money.Read the whole article.
If GV was imp
So Apple, pay attention. Because lately your App Store nonsense has crossed from irritating to inexcusable, and that's just not going to work in the long term. [TechCrunch]I also hope Apple pays attention.