Report claims Brits ‘surrendering to cybercriminals’
A new study claims that people in the UK are 'surrendering to cybercriminals' as the British Government fails to step in and provide police forces with the skills and resources required to pursue perpetrators. According to The Great Cyber Surrender report, 73% of cybercrime victims did not get in touch with Government organisations that are in place…
Sony BMG wants new bands to blog, not send demo CDs
If you’re in a young, thrusting band, you’ve probably already got a MySpace page (and if not, why the hell not?) But up until now, attracting the attention of a label has still involved packaging up dozens of demo CDs and sending them off to A&R folk, who then use them as coffee holders. Allegedly.
SonyBMG turn to the power of blogs for music demos
It seems that the humble demo tape – even the demo CD – is on its last legs. SonyBMG has said that from Monday it will no longer accept music demos in hard copy formats. Instead, musicians hoping to grab…