Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 17th Jan 2011 12:02 UTC
Multimedia, AV I generally need a billion words to explain the problems inherit in the current copyright system. Joss Stone needs just one minute. "I don't care how you hear it - as long as you hear it." Can we please appoint Ms Stone as supreme overlord of the universe?
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Piracy vs. Obscurity
by TADS on Mon 17th Jan 2011 20:35 UTC
TADS
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2010-11-01

In the words of Neil Gaiman, for any artist obscurity is more dangerous than piracy.

In case someone isn't familiar with the talk, it's some years old, but still as relevant today:

http://blip.tv/file/1410549

If I remember correctly it's also the source of the Douglas Adams's "books are like sharks" quote.

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RE: Piracy vs. Obscurity
by sparkyERTW on Mon 17th Jan 2011 20:43 in reply to "Piracy vs. Obscurity"
sparkyERTW Member since:
2010-06-09

In the words of Neil Gaiman, for any artist obscurity is more dangerous than piracy.

One of my favourite quotes... though I've seen more sources attribute it to Tim O'Rielly than Gaiman... hmph.

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