Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 14th Mar 2011 23:22 UTC
In the News "A major new report from a consortium of academic researchers concludes that media piracy can't be stopped through 'three strikes' Internet disconnections, Web censorship, more police powers, higher statutory damages, or tougher criminal penalties. That's because the piracy of movies, music, video games, and software is 'better described as a global pricing problem'. And the only way to solve it is by changing the price."
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twisted priorities
by Bully on Tue 15th Mar 2011 16:14 UTC
Bully
Member since:
2006-04-07

People who get worked up over piracy should really be ashamed of themselves.
Who care who gets or doesn't get millions for making a song if there are still people in the world starving to death.

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RE: twisted priorities
by Soulbender on Tue 15th Mar 2011 21:12 in reply to "twisted priorities"
Soulbender Member since:
2005-08-18

Yes, it's funny how copyright enforcement seems to be much more important than solving the worlds poverty crisis and other actually important problems.

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RE[2]: twisted priorities
by bram on Wed 16th Mar 2011 07:49 in reply to "RE: twisted priorities"
bram Member since:
2009-04-03

Copyrights can benefit a poor artist. It's a fallacy to think that all owners of IP are millionaires. For every superstar there are 100s struggling to make a living of art.

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