We’ve got some real mouth-breathers in the comments here. I’m assuming this John Smith guy’s musical landscape begins at Beyonce and ends at Taylor Swift.
What I want to know is what this “free ride” is? Equal ability for me to PAY and RECEIVE PURCHASED GOODS from some obscure artist (YES, I PAY FOR MUSIC) is a “free ride” for them?
Someone didn’t understand the article or the issue at hand.