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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    K, 11 Nov 2008 @ 7:24am

    The Only Joke is AXLE!

    Who cares about GNR???

    Its not GNR by any means. Where is Slash, Duff, Matt? That's who GnR is.

    Axle is a pompass ass who probably paid off this guy to do this as no one will really buy this album.

    As for the use of tax payer money... well these things will only change when people get off their duffs and start getting involved in their elections.

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