Murderer Charles Manson issues digital album

Convicted murderer issues digital album under Creative Commons license, which allows anyone to copy the music.

The Web enables anyone to communicate with the masses, even serial killers.

Charles Manson, convicted murderer and leader of the infamous Manson Family, has released the digital album One Mind over the Web.

Manson, who ordered the deaths of actress Sharon Tate and seven others including Tate's unborn son, has issued the album under the Creative Commons license, which means anyone can listen or copy it as long as they don't use it for commercial purposes.

It's doubtful that anyone would want to buy Manson's music. Indeed, one of the reasons that Manson sent his minions to Tate's house to kill everybody in it was that he thought it was occupied by a record producer who had rejected his music.

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