Copyright and the psychology of victimhood

Of course, there’s real oppression, then there’s having to pay for music you want to keep. You can listen to almost anything for free, anyway.

Your reporter’s view is that file-sharing is a real joy – that should be legally available. The music industry should concentrate on innovation, and delighting the substantial majority of us who are prepared to pay with new services, as its Number One priority. But it’s their stuff, and they’re entitled to go after the odd idiot who is too selfish to pay, or too stupid to know the law, if they want to.

Read more at The Register.

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