Blogger Who Uploaded GNR Album Pleads Guilty, Accepts Deal

from the still-ridiculous dept

The blogger who uploaded the latest Guns N' Roses album, Chinese Democracy, and who was then arrested has apparently agreed to a plea bargain in the case. Prosecutors had already dropped the charges from a felony to a misdemeanor, and the plea deal probably means he'll get off without too much punishment -- but the whole thing still seems fairly ridiculous. It's not at all clear why the FBI wasted taxpayer money chasing down a fan who simply helped promote the music. In the end, it seems like GNR basically got tax-payer funded promotion for its latest album, while causing significant stress in the life of the guy who was in the middle of all of this. What a joke.

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    Doombringer, 11 Nov 2008 @ 6:42am

    GNR - Who cares?

    Well if you listen to gunsnroses, you should be arrested regardless. They are a bunch of 50 something dried old up hacks, who were never really good in the first place. As a huge fan of rock and metal in general, I always thought they were one of the cheesiest bands of all time. And it just goes to show how much more lame they are now, when they attack an innocent fan just trying to spread the word. GNR should just go die somewhere. Slash you suck, and take off that stupid F'in top hat!

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