Mick Jagger Talks Tech, Piracy

07/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • By Warren Riddle — May 17th 2010 at 6:30PM switched.com

In an interview with the BBC, Jagger addresses the intertwining relationship between music and technology, while succinctly dismissing the negative effects of file-sharers on actual artists and musicians. Saying that he's "quite relaxed" about downloading issues, the lead singer scoffed at the possible repercussions on entrenched labels, because -- aside from a brief 25-year period -- "we didn't make any money out of records because record companies wouldn't pay you! They didn't pay anyone!"

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