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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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Sony and the ‘Streisand Effect’

Sony and the ‘Streisand Effect’

Sony is suing George Hotz (geohot) the hacker that released the full code to allow your PS3 to run any code you want – like Linux, which was marketed as being available at one time under the PS3’s ‘Other OS’ features but removed recently.  They are also trying to get anyone to take down the keys that were found by the Fail0verflow crew.  Funny, since whoever runs the @KevinButler (the fake Sony employee from...

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Voice your opinions on the Canadian DMCA – Send a letter with this website

Go here and fill out your letter, there is a pre-formed template to make it easy. First, Moore called you ‘radical extremists’, now he won’t even respond at all to requests to comment on his bill. Tell Moore and your local MP that you don’t want Bill C-32 as it stands to get passed.  Make sure that you tell them that the Digital Lock provisions are bollocks. Related articles by Zemanta Canadian Heritage Minister...

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Cory Doctorow video

I really like listening to Cory’s talks.  He is able to expose the retardedness that is DRM and the DMCA and Bill C-61 in a fun, intelligent and interteresting way. http://network.businessofsoftware.org/video/cory-doctorow-on-life-in-the

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Act Now! 'Canadian DMCA on its way' – Prime Minister

From Michael Geist: Months of public debate over the future of Canadian copyright law were quietly decided earlier this week, when sources say the Prime Minister’s Office reached a verdict over the direction of the next copyright bill. The PMO was forced to make the call after Canadian Heritage Minister James Moore and Industry Minister Tony Clement were unable to reach consensus on the broad framework of a new bill.With...

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