"...for the people out there not interested in our unclaimed bank accounts, look at it as the blood, sweat and tears of some Nigerian guys in your junk mail, or even better, in your authenticated credit card data."
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As stated more eloquently elsewhere, "Bono articulates the spammer’s credo: People who weren’t remotely interested might play us for the first time because we’re in their library."
Somehow, a massive payment to a single band represents some kind of innovative artist economic model.