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Thom Yorke's surprise album, 'Tomorrow's Modern Boxes,' hits BitTorrent

Thom Yorke's surprise album, 'Tomorrow's Modern Boxes,' hits BitTorrent

Here we go again. Or not. Less than three weeks after U2 dropped a new album, "Songs of Innocence," into the iTunes libraries of an estimated half-billion people -- touching off widespread controversy about possible digital overreach -- Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke released a solo record online early Friday with little advance warning. But he didn't use Apple's help to get the music out. In a statement signed by the singer and his longtime producer Nigel Godrich, Yorke said "Tomorrow's Modern Boxes" is being made available through BitTorrent, the peer-to-peer file-sharing software, in an attempt "to see if the mechanics of the system are...

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