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Epic glued CD players to stop piracy

Written by Petteri Pyyny (Google+) @ 17 Sep 2002 3:38

Epic Records has taken a desperate methods in use in fight against piracy. Group's latest promotional CDs are delivered to radio stations, record stores and reviewers inside portable CD players that are glued shut.
A spokeswoman for Epic said: "Obviously we have a problem with piracy and this is one of the ways we're trying to address it. We're trying lots of things."

UK-based consumer group, Campaign for Digital Rights, says that these kind of methods show how desperate recording industry is to prevent piracy. "I think its time for them to start rethinking their business model because it's getting ridiculous." their spokesman said in an interview.

Source: NewScientist

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