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It only exists in an attempt to prevent linkrot. No new content will be added to this site, and links and images are liable to be broken. Check out begbie.com to find where I'm posting stuff these days.

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January 15, 2010

BBC News - Music file-sharer 'Oink' cleared of fraud

Hurrah! The founder of OiNK’s Pink Palace found not-guilty of fraud. So in summary, by getting OiNK shut down, the music industry have achieved: Pissing off a large community of music lovers and no conviction. Good work fellas!

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October 27, 2007

oink.cd - the number 1 site in the world for waffle recipes

Oink points to Google which points to a blog post which points torrent trackers which point to music.

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October 23, 2007


Excellent article from a musician about the loss of OiNK. OiNK was run by and for music geeks — I’d be willing to bet that CD purchasing by OiNK members is higher on average than the general population — and primarily acted as the kind of complete music archive that the music industry doesn’t have the skill, inclination or cojones to create themselves.

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BBC NEWS | Huge pirate music site shut down

OiNK is raided. *sigh*. /me expects RIAA letter in 5.. 4.. 3..

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About This Site

This is an archive of groovmother.com, the old blog run by Rod Begbie — A Scottish geek who lives in San Francisco, CA.

I'm the co-founder of Sōsh, your handy-dandy guide for things to do in San Francisco this weekend.