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When musicians refuse to use open-source software I think the technical world can start taking copyright a little more seriously. Most programmers would love to sit at home creating useful software everybody wants and would pay for. But we recognise that we need to use our talents in the commercial world grinding through dull requirements; and dream of making contributions to open source in our spare time.
I have a lot of respect for musicians that work for a living; who perform at gigs, at the local pub, for their local radio show, or make jingles for advertisers.
In "Sultans of Swing" by Dire Straits is the line "Harry doesn't mind.. if he doesn't make the scene. He's got a daytime job, he's doing alright!".
The attitude of a lot of Australian musicians is outrageous, however, when they feel entitled to revenue because of their chosen hobby. Should any of them become big and famous enough they'll have their revenue streams. It takes a lot of hard work to get there, however, and there's very little reward until you get there.