U2's Manager Fights Illegal Downloading

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Paul McGuinness, U2's manager, is blaming Internet service providers for not working harder to put an end to illegal music downloading, NME reports.

However, McGuinness has faith in Spotify, a paid online music subscription service that actually distributes royalties properly.

While McGuinness's argument is completely legitimate, I feel like he's not taking into account that, Oh yeah, U2 is the richest band in the world, having earned over $130 million in the last year. Would a few extra paid downloads really make a difference in the band's bank account at the end of the day?

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