There’s no such thing as free Internet. When your mobile operator offers you free data in some configuration, it means that either they or a content provider is footing the bill. Why […] | Solana Larsen | ____________________ # ! … and has never been so… # ! This is The Fun every time ‘sxmeone’ … Continue reading
| Ernesto | New research published by the European Union Intellectual Property Office shows that piracy hurts both digital and physical music sales. In EU countries the total losses are roughly 5% of yearly revenues, which equals €170 million. In addition, piracy also triggers secondary losses for governments and the public sector. ___________________ # ! ☠ … Continue reading
Movie director Lexi Alexander wants to “occupy Hollywood” by bridging the gap between pirates and filmmakers. Sporting a banner to free Pirate Bay founder Peter Sunde, Alexander says that the criminalization of file-sharing is “pathetic”, while calling out the losses claimed by the MPAA as “bullshit”.
# ! … so, #Who Damns #FileSharing…?
>Ha ha ha ha ha. RIAA paid its lawyers more than $16,000,000 in 2008 to recover only $391,000!!! Big hat tip to my friend Jon Newton at p2pnet.net for uncovering these documents. The RIAA’s “business plan” is even worse than I’d guessed it was. The RIAA paid Holmes Roberts & Owen $9,364,901 in 2008, Jenner … Continue reading