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America The ..... Cheap Part 1. Land of the Freebie - 06/09/2013
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On May 21st, I spent an hour chatting with Chris Ruen, author of FREELOADING , which anyone interested can still hear on my archives page  http://www.pwrtalk.com/page/r-cherry   I was so outraged that I wrote a rant, but the next Sunday was Memorial Day, so I held off. However, my anger is undiminished. I am reminded of the pervasive culture of apologists for looting, both by Senator Rand Paul's smug comments about SOPA (which he opposed) on Fox News this afternoon, juxtaposed with a blog on Trichordist http://www.thetrichordist.com about Bit Torrents, http://thetrichordist.com/2013/05/28/bittorrent-not-designed-for-piracy-really-seriously-99-infringing/ BTW, on my MUSO account, I see that they are having considerable trouble getting a large collection of romance novels that include three of mine removed from a Kick Ass Torrent. I concede that there may be some Torrents that are legal, but most that I see are simply illegal compilations of massive numbers of infringing works. Presumably, those who take advantage of sloppy wording in the DMCA would argue that no one owns the copyright of a collection of 10,000 romance novels by various authors whose first name begins with R.... probably because some Seller on EBay said that they were GNU-Licensed and EBay allowed this lie to be published and distributed uncontested. Back to the FREELOADING interview: Chris Ruen told a story about Metallica that resonated with me, and with stories I hear from increasing numbers ...

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