On Piracy and Patronage
Just how harmful is online piracy? That’s the question put to readers by a recent New York Times piece in which both sides of this contentious issue are given their fair shake. “The fundamental issue
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Napster Part II?: The MPAA, a Former Senator, and You
It was announced Tuesday that Chris Dodd, the former five-term Democratic Senator from Connecticut, will be taking over as head of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), the trade organization that oversees the nominally voluntary MPAA ratings system. Dodd had recently announced his retirement from government, declining to run for a sixth term in office. At his new post, the former senator’s main concern will be curtailing internet piracy.
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