Originally Posted by DrumEatDrum
Slight hypocrisy there. If you listen to track on this methods, no one is getting paid, It's all free. How is listening to a free song different than listening to a free song?
You don't listen to complete songs on Amazon, just a sample. Definitely enough to tell whether it's something you would want to purchase.
What everyone seems to be missing here is that there is a LOT of money changing hands thanks to music. The problem is that it isn't going where it is SUPPOSED to go.