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Play Bad Music – Go To Jail

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Federal authorities say they have arrested a blogger suspected of streaming songs from Guns N’ Roses unreleased album, “Chinese Democracy,” on his Web site.

FBI agents arrested 27-year-old Kevin Cogill this morning (Aug. 27) on suspicion of violating federal copyright laws. Federal authorities say Cogill posted nine unreleased Guns N’ Roses songs on in June. The songs were later removed but spread quickly across the Internet.

According to an arrest affidavit, Cogill admitted to agents that he posted the songs on his Web site.

“Chinese Democracy” has been in the works for more than a decade, with frontman Axl Rose the only remaining original member of the once mighty group. Rumblings that the album may finally be out this fall, possibly as a Best Buy exclusive, have not been confirmed by Guns N’ Roses or its management.

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One thought on “Play Bad Music – Go To Jail

  1. At first I thought it was a “test screening” of sorts to see if people were responding positively to the new music, and so the music was “leaked”. But hey, I guess I was wrong. Granted, the guy who got busted went about distributing the music the wrong way. Such blatant disregard and ignorance for the law does deserve the end result he’s getting. I propbably would have gone to a coffee shop, used their free wi-fi, torrented the music on some site with some generic name, and disappeared afterwards. Axl should also realise that while a lot of people downloaded the music, it wasn’t because people thought the music was good, it’s because people will take whatever is given away for free, even if they don’t need it or like it.

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