Archived Blog Post: January 2, 2004

The Shadow Internet: "In fact, Forest believes the scene will eventually go legit, and he's even started a company, called Jun Group, that uses the topsites to promote movies, musicians, and TV shows. 'The topsites don't care where their files come from, as long as no one else has them,' he says. Last summer Jun Group dropped a collection of live videos and MP3s from Steve Winwood on the topsites. 'We got 2.9 million downloads,' says Forest, 'and album sales took off.'"