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Billy Bragg demands universal download tax

Billy Bragg is one of the first UK musicians to give his opinion on the new file-sharing policing deal between UK ISPs and the BPI, writing in the Guardian.

Under the deal, thousands of suspected file-sharers will be sent warning letters. Bragg thinks its a waste of time, a smoke-screen designed to hide the nature of the crisis music labels face.

“Without some kind of legal framework to back it up, it’s nothing more than a gesture,” he wrote.
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