The music industry is screaming because they aren't making as much money as they used to. Guess what? No one is. We're in a recession.
The music industry, however, says it is because people are stealing songs off the net. You know, we do get songs off the net. But both my husband's most recent CD buys were because he got songs and liked them and went and bought the CD.
So, according to this story, Madonna posted fake tracks from her newest album, because she was mad about the internet posting of music. And someone hacked her site and put up the real ones, even before it was released. Here's a better discussion of what happened.
You gotta admit, sometimes there's a reason for stupid things.