Barlow on death of Grateful Dead music sharing, fans protest
"Archive.org has been forced to take down over 1000 soundboard recordings of the Grateful Dead by Jerry's wife and a few (perhaps one) remaining member of the band."John Perry Barlow, EFF co-founder and former Grateful Dead lyricist, tells Boing Boing:
You have no idea how sad I am about this. I fought it hammer and tong, but the drummers had inoperable bricks in their head about it.Here's Barlow's blog. Today, news that Deadheads are boycotting the Dead, according to this Rolling Stone article:
All of the downloads were pulled last week at the request of Grateful Dead Merchandising (GDM), the group that handles official products for the band and is overseen by its surviving members.
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On November 29th, 2005 12:48 pm (UTC), doctor_wrecks commented:
Dare one say 'Money Grabbing Bastards'? Hey, thanks for the link to the Radiohead remix album link! Top stuff.