Madonna Curses At Music Downloaders

from the how-friendly-towards-your-potential-customers dept

Well, this is nice. Considering that many people use online file sharing systems to sample music before buying a CD or going to a concert, it doesn't necessarily make sense to insult your listeners. Madonna, however, has no problem doing so, as she has apparently put up some "fake" versions of her latest songs on various file sharing systems that are actually recordings of her saying, "What the fuck do you think you're doing?" Isn't that nice? She's apparently hoping this will stop people from downloading the actual song. I would say that's unlikely... though, perhaps it will encourage people to think twice before sending any actual money in her direction. Seems a bit disrespectful of her to insult people who are actively trying to hear her music. She also has said she won't allow her songs to be listed on any "official" music downloading service. This follows what had appeared to be a "softening" of her stance, when she released unrestricted mp3s of her new songs to people who paid up early.

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    thecaptain, Apr 17th, 2003 @ 10:38am


    That's cute.

    My take on it is...who the hell downloads Madonna anyway? Then I remember...ah...the sheep.
    (end rant)

    Seriously...Now that the story is out I think a LOT of people will go and try to download Madonna's songs specifically to try and get that message hehehe. I think I'll give it a shot.

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    CORY, Apr 17th, 2003 @ 8:00pm

    No Subject Given

    I only download Madonna songs in hope she will contact me with some form of message. Finally my dreams are reality !

    I just now hope she does this message at her next concert.

    *lights dim*
    Madonna: What the fuck are you doing ?
    *lights come back up and Vogue starts*

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    rainblk, Apr 18th, 2003 @ 5:26pm

    Free Madonna sample

    Okay, this could end up being fun. Someone can use the Madonna sample in a hip hop song and release it. Then the questions come , did Madonna copyright the sample ? After all, if you had to hire her to say/sing that as a background chorus, the cost would be enormus. However, as she has released it herself into the P2P world....I mean, if she claims it is a song, to prevent someone from using the sample, then she is doing exactly what she says she wants to prevent.. putting her music on P2P. .. and if its not a song, then she really can't control use of the clip, can she?

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      frankie, Apr 22nd, 2003 @ 11:25am

      Re: Free Madonna sample

      yes thats the way to go and sample till the cows come home...
      madonna's movies now go straight to video and her songs straight to mp3 !!!
      what a life !

      and we are all writing about it.....

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    BigPoppa, Apr 20th, 2003 @ 2:24am


    You all get upset because she's protecting her music. I think it's funny...who cares if you don't like her music, she's laughing all the way to the bank!!!

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    anonymous, Apr 20th, 2003 @ 12:02pm

    i totally agree

    I was pissed when I heard that message of hers too, considering I have always been a loyal fan (ever since I was a kid) and have already spent so much money on her. It made me feel like this is the thanks I get for contributing to her wealth. I'll never buy her stuff again.

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    chance_11`, Apr 22nd, 2003 @ 5:43pm

    WTF Remix contest! is hosting a contest to see who can come up with the best "What the Fuck do you think you are doing?" mix. Go over and check it out.

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    ergt, Oct 15th, 2003 @ 6:11am



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    lalalala, Mar 17th, 2012 @ 4:23pm

    its great if its not officially released the she should cuss you loool

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