Pirates want to abandon author’s rights

German Hip hopper Jan Delay discusses with Christopher Lauer, member of the German Pirate Party, who’s strongly criticised for their positions on author’s rights. Lauer confirms several times throughout the interview that the Pirate Party has no clue how artist or authors profit from this rights and insists that because files sharing exists it has…

SxSW festival torrent

SXSW has put 792 tracks from bands playing official showcases at this year’s conference up on their web site streamable via Shoutcast. SXSWtorrent.com grabs them all to creates a single downloadable torrent of 4.49GB. Grab it here.