These are busy days for Hanson. For months, they've been planning the release of a new single called "Give A Little." A couple weeks ago, the schedule and trajectory were affected around the world as news about the tragedies in Japan emerged.
Not only is there no evidence that anti-piracy education programs build a stronger "culture of intellectual property." There's also little evidence that enforcement works -- splashy raids haven't reduced piracy.
One might expect software developers to recoil from the notion of a single gatekeeper skimming 30 percent of their revenue, but the developers we canvassed were unanimous in their praise for the Mac App Store.