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Why We Can't Stop Pirating -- But We Should

Chris Peak | Posted 03.25.2014 | Entertainment
Chris Peak

I'm not naive to think that just because I choose to watch a movie on my couch rather than in a movie theater it's not stealing. I understand that it is. It's no different than if I walked into a friend's room and when he wasn't looking I swiped his DVD of Freddy Got Fingered. Note: Watching Freddy Got Fingered would also make me a victim, too.

What Pirating Taught Me About Life

Brian Penny | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weird News
Brian Penny

I bought, sold, and traded every game, application, movie, and album I could find. In doing so, I saw the evolution of digital privacy.

Protecting Creative and Intellectual Property on the Internet

Adam Lipsius | Posted 12.03.2012 | Denver
Adam Lipsius

It is respect for all craftsmen and conjurers and job creators -- and the expectation that society will protect their ability to profit legitimately from their work -- that's at stake when setting the balance on copyright protection in our digital era.

Why Is Pirating Still Easier Than Renting?

Motherboard | Posted 10.21.2012 | Technology

I've been wanting to watch the OG Star Wars trilogy for about three months now, but I don't have any of the DVDs any more. I don't want to drop $175 c...

Startling Percentage Of Computer Users Are 'Pirates'

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 06.01.2012 | Technology

Are you a software pirate? 57 percent of the world's computer users confess to pirating software according to a recent Business Software Alliance (BSA...

Belarus, The Theorists, Chuck Lorre, and You

John Vorhaus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
John Vorhaus

Whenever the law, or even moral outrage, goes up against technology, technology always wins.