VK (Russian Facebook) - Music Piracy

 
       
 
Dec 18, 2017, 11:58 AM

Ahh that figures…just found our Evans and Stokes stuff on VK. Stolen and shared nearly 50 times with over 10,000 views/listens.

Read that VK has a real problem with this stuff. Just wondering if anyone else has experienced the same.

What a bummer.

 
     
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John Evans Joined Oct 01, 2016
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Dec 18, 2017, 01:38 PM

John, I am shocked and stunned to hear that Russians have been getting up to this sort of thing. Of course, anyone downloading anything from there runs a pretty big risk of downloading more than they bargained for. When this kind of thing happened with my novels, I was pretty sure that the the “downloads” were just vehicles for malware.

 
     
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Gavin Sinclair Joined Dec 02, 2014
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Dec 18, 2017, 02:04 PM

These pages on VK look pretty involved. Some of them have tons of followers (over 100,000). And the music displays in a flash player as well as available download. So you can just click the play symbol on each song to hear the whole thing.

 
     
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John Evans Joined Oct 01, 2016
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Dec 18, 2017, 02:47 PM

Time to announce Evans and Stokes World Glasnost Tour brought to you by Stoli and Lada

Nostrovia!

 
     
Larry Gude Joined May 23, 2017
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