Music Piracy As Market Correction
AUTHOR’S NOTE: TechCrunch has reported that the Iron Maiden story that this article was centered around was misreported, if not an outright fabrication. We have corrected the factual inaccuracies and regret the error. For years, advocates of strict enforcement of intellectual property law on the Internet and elsewhere have said that the single largest detriment…
Pirating Creativity: The MPAA Is Going After Schoolchildren
For years now the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) has been trying its best, unsuccessfully, to enforce its “intellectual property” claims upon those who would dare share and distribute media. They are of course not the only ones trying to get IP enforced; we have seen the same trends in music and gaming. Since…
The War on Copyright Nazism: We Win Some, We Lose Some
C4SS Research Associate Kevin Carson on the recent wins and losses on the IP front in the struggle of the productive class.
Copyright Communism?
Kevin Carson: “I declare myself the enemy of Gates, the MPAA and RIAA, and a friend of Adam Smith. If this be communism, then make the most of it.”
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