Madonna and the Guerrillas
by Gordon Mohr
Madonna's team has embraced unconventional tactics to thwart internet sharing of the new album's tracks before its official release -- such as flooding sharing networks with phony tracks which feature Madonna cursing at downloaders: "What the f*** do you think you're doing?"
The internet's indigenous info-guerrillas have responded by remixing Madonna's tantrum to a techno beat:
Via HTTP from DigitalCutupLounge:
Further, Undercover Media of Australia reports that Madonna.com was hijacked to provide free MP3 downloads of all the album's tracks over the weekend.
As of this writing, madonna.com is unresponsive -- and there's no telling if this "hack" was an actual pro-sharing guerrilla raid or a publicity-stunt PsyOp from the Madonna regime.
Does the Material Girl stand a chance of curtailing music-sharing in the Immaterial World of slippery bits?
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