Originally Posted by John Eppstein
Record labels are corporations and can be expected to act like corporations. You have to take reasonable measures when entering into a contract with any corporation.
OTOH they are generally a damn sight more honest than tech companies that make their profits by facilitating distribution of stolen content and engage in scams like "cloud based" services where the customer has to pay for access to his own data. Or where they store a customer's stolen content, charge the customer for access, and don't split the profit with the actual content owner.
Compared to the banking industry and the health insurance industry The Labels are like the Red Cross.
This is what the world has come too. I am now defending labels on the internet