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Anarchy in the iCloud

Peter Kafka covers media and technology, and their intersection, at Vox. Many of his stories can be found in his Kafka on Media newsletter, and he also hosts the Recode Media podcast.

“[It was] actually incredibly subversive. It’s really punk rock, it’s really disruptive.”

— U2’s Edge, explaining the band’s thinking behind its “everyone gets our new album — no seriously, everyone” distribution deal with Apple to Time. And there’s more to come: The band says it is working with Apple on an “audiovisual interactive format for music that can’t be pirated” for its next album.

This article originally appeared on Recode.net.

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