FANS OF POP STAR Lady Gaga are striking blows against people who have uploaded a leak of her Applause single online.
Called Little Monsters, the fans are making a stand against the leakers and rushing to Universal Music Group's website and a Piracy Referral Form therein.
"PLEASE MONSTER. REPORT ALL LINKS WITH APPLAUSE," said a post on the Little Monsters webpage. "Report all websites, blogs and other sites distributing Applause."
People are encouraged to share the message, and according to the original tweet it has been shared over 3,000 times.
Lady Gaga has almost 40 million Twitter followers, and she commented on the anti-piracy frenzy. "YOU JUST COULDNT WAIT THIS IS TOO MUCH FOR ONE SATURDAY," she said, and then to Katy Perry she added, "Wanna grab some shovels and fuck up some hackers?".
The singer has an upcoming album and Applause is the first single from that album. It is not due out until 19 August. The album Artpop will follow in late autumn.
In June 2011 it was the Little Monsters that were being leaked online. US hacking group Swagsec snuck onto her fan website and accessed thousands of personal details.
Her record label Universal Music Group said that names and email addresses were accessed from the database, but added that no passwords or financial details were compromised.
Lady Gaga called in the police over the hacking attack and the allegations about her made by the group. µ
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