Power corrupts, but commercial power within the music industry seems to corrupt absolutely. In this day and age it’s incredible to me that a commercial group such as the RIAA can reach around the world and demand a foreign country censor a website that’s in another foreign country. Governments don’t have this kind of international power!
This is the first instance I’ve seen where a government has ordered an ISP to block access to a specific URL. The result of it should be interesting for the following reasons:-
Everyone knows we need a music revolution. The RIAA can only stick by their old monopolistic ways for so long. The more they bleat, the more attention they draw to their unsavoury practices.