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Wil Wheaton agrees with me. Piracy is caused by the entertainment industry.

Wil Wheaton agrees with me.  Piracy is caused by the entertainment industry.

The following interview was filmed after the Eureka panel at ComicCon.  Wil Wheaton describes why he feels that piracy is caused by the lack of will of the entertainment industry to provide reasonable alternatives and get rid of shitty DRM: Wil Wheaton: As soon as the entertainment industry provides an alternative to bit-torrent — or an alternative to piracy — that makes it easy for honest people to get access to the...

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FBI spending more money and time on copyright violations than missing persons

You know that show ‘Without a Trace’?  The one about the FBI Missing Person’s task force?  I didn’t know that the FBI actually did that kind of work, but they do.  I also didn’t know that Big Media have pushed the feds with all their lobbying dollars to create a copyright enforcement task force and to devote more time, money and resources tracking down who is uploading a shitty camera copy of Dinner...

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Porn: DRM free and making money hand over fist.

As stated in this post over at NewTeeVee one of the largest players in the porn industry doesn’t use DRM and is still raking in huge sums of cash (about $29 million in revenue in 2009).  Only a really small percentage of pron producers and distributors put DRM on their products, and they seem to be doing just fine.  Porn has historically kept at the cutting edge of technology and has fully embraced the digital age with...

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The King is dead, long live the King!!!

ICE, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, has seized the following domains: TVShack.net, Movies-Links.tv, FilesPump.com, Now-Movies.com, PlanetMoviez.com, ThePirateCity.org, ZML.com, NinjaVideo.net and NinjaThis.net.  If you ask me, ICE should be securing America’s borders, not being the Internet Police… No, not NinjaVideo!!!!!  😐 I am hoping some of these sites move offshore (and should have been from the...

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ACTA – What does the act mean to Canadian law?

Micheal Geist’s latest column on the ACTA treaty has been posted.  Every Canadian should look over the coverage of the ACTA treaty that Michael has put together. Learn what your and other governments are negotiating in secret!  Big Media lobbyists are pushing to change your rights to digital media, technology and the internet using this binding treaty in order to enforce laws that would never be voted in by conventional...

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