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No-Frills CD

Mon Jul 05, 2004 12:20 pm

http://www.guardian.co.uk/online/news/0,12597,1254106,00.html

Well, Apparently they will start producing LOW-FRILLS CDs that look just like a burned copy, and then they will produce LUXURY copies with music videos and stuff that will be more expensive.

So when will these luxury cds be available to download.

Ya know, if the Music Companies were smart, they would encrypt the CDs with a code that would prevent it from being copied. HELLO!!!!
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RE: No-Frills CD

Mon Jul 05, 2004 12:48 pm

Ya know, if the Music Companies were smart, they would encrypt the CDs with a code that would prevent it from being copied. HELLO!!!!

Ya know, if companies stopped shelling out millions of dollars to crappy "musicians" who write crappy tunes in the first place, there would be no need to pirate songs. Hello?
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RE: No-Frills CD

Mon Jul 05, 2004 12:57 pm

Yeah, you got a good point there. Whatever happened to first class bands like Black Sabbath, and The Beatles. Now you got freaking Boy Bands and Hilary Duff. BLECH!!!!
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RE: No-Frills CD

Mon Jul 05, 2004 1:13 pm

Well, at least Hilary Duff has it in down in the looks department Big grin
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RE: No-Frills CD

Mon Jul 05, 2004 1:29 pm

"Well, at least Hilary Duff has it in down in the looks department"


Cheers to that.
 
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RE: No-Frills CD

Mon Jul 05, 2004 8:14 pm

I agree it won't work because the pirates wouldn't buy it if it were delivered at cost.

But sadly copy protection doesn't work either because the kiddos (here too) will just complain that they can't make their "backup copy"...

And of course as long as there are CD players with line out or any other output you can plug into a recording device (like a microphone...) there will be a way to pirate the discs...
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RE: No-Frills CD

Tue Jul 06, 2004 4:37 am

Maybe more people should pay money for their music instead of discussing ripping options.
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RE: No-Frills CD

Tue Jul 06, 2004 7:06 am

Maybe more people should pay money for their music instead of discussing ripping options.

If the music was sold at reasonable prices, there would be no ripping problem. Discs have come down a bit over the last couple of years, but there is room for more decreases.
 
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RE: No-Frills CD

Tue Jul 06, 2004 7:14 am

It's been a while since I've cared about shop CD prices - what do we have eBay for?

Usually, when I hear something I like on the radio, I download it. I listen to it a few times, and if I still like it, I'll visit eBay and buy the album. That's most often a few bucks cheaper than buying it at Amazon, and I've discovered music I would never have found in a shop.
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RE: No-Frills CD

Tue Jul 06, 2004 7:19 am

"If the music was sold at reasonable prices, there would be no ripping problem.

That is one lame excuse. Do you think it right to steal a Mercedes because you think the price is too high? If you can't afford a CD in Winnipeg, maybe you should be more concerned with your income?
 
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RE: No-Frills CD

Tue Jul 06, 2004 2:21 pm

If the music was sold at reasonable prices, there would be no ripping problem

If there were no ripping , there would be no overpricing problem.
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