RE: Dead Kennedys

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From: Lucas Gonze (
Date: Wed Dec 20 2000 - 10:26:34 PST

Napster search returns 52 results on Danger Kitty, most of them for "Love Rocket",
but a few for "Schmutzler bar mitzva", "Take Me Over" and "Rat Race". I downloaded
all four and all were renamed versions of songs by real acts. I contributed to the
mess by renaming "Birthday Song" by the Three Stooges to "Dirty Chix" by Danger

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gregory Alan Bolcer []
> Sent: Wednesday, December 20, 2000 12:25 PM
> To: FoRK
> Subject: Dead Kennedys
> I guess I have to hide my DK mp3's now.[see below] The funniest
> commercial I've seen nowadays is the Discover Card's
> online financial management tools which features a 1983 band
> called Danger Kitty singing "Love Rockets". I think the
> song is entirely fictitious, so I was going to put up
> "Danger Kitty - Love Rockets (backward masked).mp3"
> onto Napster which would mock Ro by including a Paulesque saying
> in a Beatles voice. Ah, the pranks that I wish I had
> time to do. I bet that link would get sent around to
> at least a couple of million emails. Imagine it--Napster
> viral marketing spam.
> Greg
> Bertelsmann addresses Napster Nazi charges
> From...
> December 20, 2000
> Web posted at: 10:17 a.m. EST (1517 GMT)
> by Rick Perera
> (IDG) -- Just weeks after forming an
> alliance with Napster, German media
> giant Bertelsmann found itself answering
> charges from German law-enforcement
> authorities that the online music
> exchange enables the spread of
> right-wing extremist music.
> Bertelsmann and Napster said they "severely condemn any abuse" of the
> music-exchange platform. "The sharing of neo-Nazi ideas by Napster users to
> glorify violence is a violation of Napster's Terms of Use. Bertelsmann's
> E-Commerce Group (GmbH) will work closely with the criminal prosecution
> authorities to the best of its ability," Andreas Schmidt, chief executive
> officer of
> the newly-founded Bertelsmann subsidiary overseeing the Napster cooperation,
> said in a statement Tuesday.

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