Posts tagged piracy
As shown by TorrentFreak, pundit David Pogue (article here) argues with the MPAA (reply here) whether Hollywood is encouraging piracy by not making releases widely available. David takes the more recent list of TorrentFreak’s TOP10 most pirated movies and shows that they are not widely available for online access. MPAA retorts that this [...]
Democracy and human rights fighter Aung San Suu Kyi wins a seat in the Burma parliament after decades of fighting a militaristic junta. The democratic leader, daughter of the founder of the Burmanese state, spent much of her time under house arrest and was the subject of Luc Besson’s 2011 film “The Lady” where she was portr [...]
While most Internet Service Providers (or ISPs) try to walk the thin red line between fighting copyright holding monopolies and providing unbiased quality service to their customers, others go to great lengths to please the copyright overlords. There are various degrees here. In France, Orange and SFR jumped in the board of the “three s [...]
I may not be a Coelho fan, but it’s always good to find examples of people whose actual experience supports the ideas I believe in. Paulo Coelho actively supports pirating his books, showing that either despite piracy or maybe because of it he is able to make a lot of money from his writing.
Who listened to it: Jammie Thomas-Rasset How much did it cost: 1.5 million USD (Nov 2010) Observation: would be worth it if life-size plushie versions of the artists were included. Artist/Band Song Release Date Aerosmith "Cryin’" 1993 Bryan Adams "Somebody" 1984 Def Leppard "Pour Some Sugar on Me" [...]