Artist Exploitation Calculator – Internet Edition

If there is any doubt left in anyone’s mind about the Exploitation Economy ripping off artists, this fantastic website shows the estimated revenue generated for commercial businesses on the backs of artists and creators without paying the artists a single penny.

Stat Show:
http://www.statshow.com/

The Pirate Bay – $14 Million Dollars Annually Estimated
http://www.statshow.com/thepiratebay.se

4 Shared – $11 Million Dollars Annually Estimated
http://www.statshow.com/4shared.com

Iso Hunt – $4 Million Dollars Annually Estimated
http://www.statshow.com/isohunt.com

And that’s just the tip of the iceberg, we also recommend reading:

Artists, Know They Enemy:
http://thetrichordist.wordpress.com/2012/06/05/artists-know-thy-enemy/

Ethical Fan – Wall Off Shame:
http://ethicalfan.com/2012/04/wall-of-shame-april-2012/

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  1. Another feature of Statshow is that it gives you the number of pages of the pirate site indexed by each service–and guess who always seems to be in the lead?

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