Unless you’ve been under a rock for the past week you’ve undoubtedly heard about the fall of OiNK’s Pink Palace, a popular private BitTorrent tracker. The reaction is the same story we’ve all heard before. “When will the music industry ‘get’ that people want the freedom of exploration and digital quality that private trackers provide, and are willing to pay for it…” They just can’t because a legal system like it doesn’t exist!

Well, instead of reiterating the same discussion over and over here’s some internal materials to chew on:

Voluntary Collective Licensing (November 11, 2004)
Next in the Crosshairs, BitTorrent (December 15, 2004)
While Enron Gets a Slap on the Hand… (January 20, 2005)
Not VCL, A Step In Right Direction? (March 09, 2005)
Napster and VCL (March 21, 2005)
V2 Records and P2P (March 25, 2005)
P2P Good For Music? (December 14, 2005)
Changin’ of the Guard (March 15, 2007)
The Perils of DIY, Part 5 (May 14, 2007)