Tag Archives: Internet Piracy

Time to Wake Up

This is a remarkably clear sighted and thorough summary of how Silicon Valley has used the internet to transfer wealth from creatives to themselves, and set about transforming culture and politics to suit their own aspirations. http://illusionofmore.com/jonathan-taplin-sleeping/ Don’t care about the … Continue reading

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Conversations with Copyright Infringing File Sharers

Conversations with copyright infringing ‘file sharers’ By Costa Botes (and a bunch of anonymous freetardists) Below is a selection of comments directed at me by people unhappy with my stand on copyright infringement generally, and online file sharing particularly. It’s … Continue reading

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Some facts about copyright

Check out this blog: http://copyright.nova.edu/copyright-does-not-stifle-innovation-creativity/ The writer is measured and polite, but no less devastating in popping the enormous balloons of fetid hot air generated by internet Freetardists.

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Who benefits from Copyright?

Hands up if you think the answer is,”The Walt Disney Corporation”? And Disney is a Big Business, Big Business is bad and greedy, ergo anthing that benefits Big Business can’t be good for ordinary people. Right? Wrong. Artists are ordinary … Continue reading

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Piracy myths debunked #8: Producers approve of piracy

When an HBO exec shot his mouth off and boasted that piracy was good for Game of Thrones, he handed pirates, freeloaders, and copyleft activists a big stick to beat creative people with. And boy, have they used it. Anyone … Continue reading

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Reports of piracy downturn were premature

Statistics remain the best way to not tell the truth, while appearing to be factual. Is Internet piracy on the wane? Or is it getting worse? Thorny question. Here’s a credible stab at answering it. http://thetrichordist.com/2014/02/15/is-the-piracy-threat-really-decreasing/

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Hey Google? Don’t be Evil … Hypocrites

Trust Google to explore the far reaches of hypocrisy: Google pretends to care about human rights | Vox Indie.  

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