Why Even Major Label Musicians Rarely Make Money From Album Sales http://bit.ly/cZJZjj
If any other organization – other than the MPAA’s studios – pulled off this type of scam, they’d be shut down and the heads of the company would go to jail. Why aren’t the RIAA and MPAA dead yet? Borderline criminal organizations both.
Read the whole thing – it’s long and complex but if you have any doubt about the immoral intent of these organizations, read it.
Why on earth would anyone want a recording contract in this day and age. Money actually gets made by bands that sack their Record company and go it alone, or who have never had a recording contract to rob them blind.