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A $250 billion per year loss would be almost $800 for every man, woman, and...– The Freakonomics guys call bullshit on the MPAA’s piracy numbers. (via jimray)
Make good stuff, then make it easy for people to buy it. There’s your...– Jonathan Coulton
Kill Hollywood, Not Movies
parislemon: The fallout from the failure of SOPA and PIPA is just as interesting as the main topics themselves. First, many on the web with loud voices are finally waking up to how corrupt the lobbying/political system is in this country. Second, directly-related, there’s a quickly growing anti-Hollywood sentiment. The most forceful stance has to be Y Combinator putting out a new RFS (Request...
Push Culture - The Broadway Bomb (by Joe Goodman) This is the unofficial history of the biggest outlaw longboard race in the world; The Broadway Bomb. Taking place on the world’s most famous boulevard and told by the champions and the organizers who make it happen every year; “Push Culture - The Broadway Bomb” is the story of a small group of 15 outlaw longboard skaters who...
Someone Shouts “Fire”, India Blames The Theatre |... →
“The most stringent protection of free speech would not protect a man falsely shouting ‘fire’ in a theater and causing a panic.” -Supreme Court Justice Oliver Holmes, 1919 Little did the honorable justice know, but when he made the now famous statement about shouting “Fire!” in a crowded theater, he would be making a relevant statement about a censorship debate taking place in India 93 years...
How Copyright Industries Con Congress →
The facts on SOPA are quite scary when you realise just how much the RIAA and Hollywood are lying to Congress, Senate, and the public!!
parislemon: Google Is "Surprised" That Twitter Is... →
parislemon: Just to give everyone their fair airtime, here’s Google’s response to Twitter’s response to Google’s announcement about Search+. Naturally, this was posted to Google+: We are a bit surprised by Twitter’s comments about Search plus Your World, because they chose not to renew their…
Experience should teach us to be most on our guard to protect liberty when the...– Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis [Dissenting, Olmstead v. United States, 277 U.S. 438 (1928)]