Dude didn’t even have to record his PSA condemning music piracy.
Wired: Guns N’ Roses Uploader Gets House Arrest, Will Make Anti-Piracy Ad. Kevin “Skwerl” Cogill, the blogger who uploaded nine tracks from Chinese Democracy to Antiquiet prior to its release date, got a slap on the wrist, won’t have to pay a fine, and will make a radio or television message “talking about the importance … Continue reading GNR Leaker Sentenced to House Arrest
Kevin Cogill, the blogger who posted nine songs from some dumb album that’s coming out soon, has had the charges against him reduced from a felony to a misdemeanor. His maximum prison time, if convicted, is down to one year from five. He still faces monetary damages if Axl opts to sue him. The felony … Continue reading GNR Leaker's Charges Reduced
Billboard reports that the Alleged Guns N’ Roses Leaker Pleads Innocent. The Associated Press says he pleaded not guilty. Not sure if there’s a legal difference. Not sure if it matters. Either way, Antiquiet‘s Kevin Cogill faces three years in federal prison if convicted, and five years if the court finds he posted the songs … Continue reading Chinese Democracy Leaker Pleads Not Guilty
Kevin Cogill, the blogger at Antiquiet who got busted by the FBI for hosting leaked tracks off Chinese Democracy, has set up a defense fund: I am trying to take full responsibility for my predicament. I consider the burden of legal fees ultimately mine to bear; I have independently raised the funds required to retain … Continue reading GNR leaker creates defense fund
The AP reports that 27-year-old blogger Kevin Cogill was arrested in Los Angeles and held for “violating US copyright laws” for streaming parts of the 14 year delayed Guns N’ Roses album Chinese Democracy. According to an arrest affidavit, Cogill admitted to agents that he posted the songs on his Web site. Prosecutors said Wednesday … Continue reading BREAKING: Blogger Arrested for Streaming "Chinese Democracy"
The Lascivious “Louie Louie” – The FBI had some dirty minds. My favorite verse: “Tonight at ten I’ll lay her again / We’ll fuck your girl and by the way / And … on that chair I’ll lay her there / I felt my bone … ah … in her hair.” It’s way more fun … Continue reading FBI Files on Louie Louie