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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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Principles for an ethical and sustainable internet

The internet is just a tool. And it is far more robust than technological utopians say it is. We should never be slaves to a tool, or allow our best interests to be ruled by a few monopolistic gatekeepers who … Continue reading

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Piracy Myths Debunked: “Copyright Infringement is not Theft”

There are oh so many myths repeated endlessly by pirates and freeloaders to justify their poor behaviour. I would like to offer a robust deconstruction of all of them in the course of a series of posts. let’s start with … Continue reading

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