V2 and Web Sheriff shield Bloc Party

The east London quartet's A Weekend In The City leaked online in November last year, months ahead of its planned February release. V2 teamed up with Web Sheriff on an extensive pre-release campaign to attempt to clamp down on and eradicate piracy, and work with the band's online fan base to ensure album sales did not suffer.

Web Sheriff says the normal upward spiral of piracy was effectively managed, greatly reducing illegal download levels, even over the busy Christmas and ...

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