Mellencamp Is Right, Brand-Supported Piracy Screws Songwriters AGAIN: Snakes in the Grass, @McDonalds, Google and Other Species of Vermin
Music Technology Policy
NOVEMBER 3, 2012
John Mellencamp summed it up nicely in his recent post : [O]n top of everything, [piracy sites are] collecting advertising money from Madison Avenue. The Mad Mad World of Ad Supported Piracy: The Unhappy Meal Served Up to Artists by McDonald’s, Macy’s, Google and Levi’s.