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Old 07-08-2010, 03:58 PM
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Originally Posted by powerslave_85 View Post
Depends. This year alone, I've seen albums leak 4 months in advance, and some that leaked 3 days in advance.
The difference is watermarking. When pre-release copies were given to journalists and radio stations on CD they would just rip them and "leak" them. Now everything is watermarked, so if they do that they can be traced and prosecuted by the label.
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