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Should I Rip This? v1.0

by Rob Friesel

(via Boing Boing) A handy flowchart to determine whether/not it’s ethical to rip that tune! Ask yourself time-honored questions like: “Does the artist prefer you not to hear their unreleased material?” and “Does the label which currently owns the song have a history of swindling its artists?” or “Is this an indie label which could use the money and won’t spend it on cocaine and new carpeting?” Funny how almost every branch terminates in: IMPORT!

About Rob Friesel

Software engineer by day, science fiction writer by night. Author of The PhantomJS Cookbook and a short story in Please Do Not Remove. View all posts by Rob Friesel →

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