Quote: Originally Posted by Volodia A lot of people have come to assume music was free . And this is only compounded by the record companies themselves! Every week here in the UK, at least one of the national newspapers is giving away a free full classic album, compilation album or major film. When people see music and film given away free in this manner so often, it just adds to the presumption that obtaining it for free by other means, must also be ok. Record and film companies moan on one hand about illegal downloading - but they then shoot themselves in the foot by giving it away with the other hand. They need to go back to basics and attach a real, achievable and also believable value to music and film.