It's way more complex than just having where to submit "donations". I think the principle can be discussed when we get the practical issue out of the way... and have a conversation with a proponent of the idea that has actually done it. That is why I think that the list of band you have sent money to in the last year when downloading from an illegal torrent site would be good to have. Can you provide that? Just curious. After that... then we can discuss if a small band or independent artist has the capacity to distribute in competition with Amazon, Itunes, etc... in this climate of illegal downloads. Someone mentioned it before in the thread... it's like expecting the farmer to be farmer, butcher, distributor, and cook at the same time.