[NetBehaviour] U2's Vampire Digital Art

Rob Myers rob at robmyers.org
Tue Sep 16 02:02:15 CEST 2014


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On 15/09/14 04:07 PM, James Morris wrote:
> On Mon, 2014-09-15 at 15:52 -0700, Rob Myers wrote:
>> Apple appear to have read my Furtherfield essay "Vampire Digital
>> Art" ;-)
>> 
>> http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-29208540
>> 
>> "Some customers asked for the ability to delete 'Songs of
>> Innocence' from their library, so we set up itunes.com/soi-remove
>> to let them easily do so. Any customer that needs additional help
>> should contact AppleCare," spokesman Adam Howorth told the BBC.
> 
> Never taken enough notice of U2 to actually dislike them, but this
> could quite easily tip the biscuit...

I like their postmodern phase.

There was an interview at that time (early 90s) in which they were
bragging about the media rig for their concerts having enough power to
take over a country's TV stations. They could have started the
revolution. I wasn't sure whether I was disappointed or relieved that
they didn't try to.

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