Robert Levine wrote the book “Free Ride: How Digital Parasites Are Destroying the Culture Business, and How the Culture Business Can Fight Back”. Robert is a journalist based in Berlin. Free Ride is his first book. Before starting this project in late 2009, he was the executive editor of Billboard. He has also worked as an editor for Wired, New York, Details, and – back before Bubble 1.0 – RollingStone.com and HotWired. His writing has appeared in those publications, as well as the New York Times, Vanity Fair, and Fortune.