Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community
I guess there's nothing new here, but it bears repeating that the publishing and motion picture industry values copyright protection only insofar as it benefits the publishing and motion picture industry. And it's had not to see the irony in the MPAA basing its anti-piracy toolkit on open source software. Meanwhile, Mark Luker and Michael Petricone respond forcefully to the depiction of "Piracy U" by Dan Glickman of the MPAA. "The focus on campus networks is simply misplaced. Eighty percent of college students live off campus. And of the thousands of infringement lawsuits filed by the RIAA, less than 5 percent target college students."

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