The 404 1,235: Where we charge you just for browsing (podcast)
Remember all the mislabeled MP3s that cropped up on filesharing sites in the '90s? Turns out they're weren't harmless pranks, but rather a nefarious plan to end P2P using a clandestine network of "Napster bombs" and Trojan horses.
Leaked from today's 404 episode:
- Jeff's review: Using Appetize at a concert.
- The end of "just browsing:" Australian store charges.
- How the P2P era of SEO-baiting, intentionally mislabeled MP3s changed our taste in music.
- Hollywood embraces the Tweaser on Vine.