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Pirate Bay founder gives advice to the music industry

With the debate around new digital music business models in full swing, what does The Pirate Bay have to contribute? Co-founder Peter Sunde took part (via video-conference) in a panel at the SXSW Festival this weekend, and gave his views. “What should actually happen is people should come up with smaller companies and go more directly towards the customers, and do crowd-funding or try alternative methods instead of the old ideas of how to fund things.”