Hugh McGuire

publishing, technology, media, philosophy, a bit of politics.

$9,250 per song

A court in the US has ordered a woman to pay $222,000 (£109,000) in damages for illegally file-sharing music. The jury ordered Jammie Thomas, 32, from Minnesota, to pay for offering to share 24 specific songs online – a cost of $9,250 per song. [link…] UPDATE: Here is the playlist: * Guns N Roses “Welcome […]

friday mixed tape: 88-90 dance tracks

After all the rock n roll lately, i thought i should, well try to get some booty on the floor. So this week, three of the big dance anthems from the late 80s/early 90s, when my own distinctive dance style was just coming into its own. These tracks all share an added characteristic: the egregious […]