Downhill Battle

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Downhill Battle is an ambitious young activist group "working to end the major label monopoly and build a better, fairer music industry", through boycotts and civil disobedience of copyright law.


Downhill Battle has engaged in a number of campaigns.

  • Grey Tuesday, an effort to distribute the Grey Album (a remix of Jay Z's Black ALbum and the Beatles white album done by a dj named Danger Mouse) after the Beatles label sent a cease and desist order to its creator.
  • P2P Defense Fund, a legal defense fund for those who have been sued my the RIAA for music sharing.

Non-advocacy work

Downhill Battle is also engaged in freeware development, with a focus on p2p tools as well as tools for non-profits (such as donation and store back ends).


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