You Know Things Are Tough For Record Labels When……

Tempted to throw away that old promo copy from a label?  UMG says that sort of action is “unauthorized distribution” and therefore illegal.  Read the details here.

So what happens when a radio station gives a promotion CD away and the winner turns around and sells it at a garage sale or tosses it in the trash?  Could the contest winner be sued as well?

Goodwill and Salvation Army better watch their backs!

This is so 1990’s.

 

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One Response to You Know Things Are Tough For Record Labels When……

  1. Ginger says:

    Wow, that wipes out half of my collection right there. I think I should return all of my early 90s one-hit-wonder CDs back to their rightful owner. They’d love that, wouldn’t they???

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