Nov 022007

The writers at Wired’s How To Wiki apparently have never heard of radio. At least according to this article, Cheat the Music Industry: Never Pay for Music

Despite the continual legal pursuit of music file-sharing “criminals” by the “RIAA ( )”<>, the ability to find great music and create a significant music library at virtually no cost is still quite feasible. So we’ll start by dividing this into categories and giving a few examples of what we know. But it’s up to you to fill in the blanks.

They then go on to list a number of legal, but cheap methods; free, but illegal methods; and mostly legal, mostly free methods for acquiring music. Somehow they completely missed the method that is both 100% free and 100% legal: radio. Makes me wonder if I should keep using Wired as a source…

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