How Music Got Free

The End of an Industry, the Turn of the Century, and the Patient Zero of Piracy

Recommended by Paolo Gregoletto, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #17 in Sound, Ranked #23 in Music Businesssee more rankings.

What happens when an entire generation commits the same crime?

How Music Got Free is a riveting story of obsession, music, crime, and money, featuring visionaries and criminals, moguls and tech-savvy teenagers. It’s about the greatest pirate in history, the most powerful executive in the music business, a revolutionary invention and an illegal website four times the size of the iTunes Music Store. 

Journalist Stephen Witt traces the secret history of digital music piracy, from the German audio engineers who invented the mp3, to a North Carolina compact-disc...

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