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The back story behind SOPA, and why you need to know

The back story behind SOPA, and why you need to know

(14:00) American author and consultant on social and economic effects of Internet technologies, Clay Shirky, gives a history of sharing and copying, from the era of the humble cassette, to where we are today with SOPA. Understanding the back story to SOPA is key to appreciating why SOPA, PIPA and any similar future bills need to be stopped dead in their tracks.

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Guest: FXS (3365 days ago)
Funny, it sounds just like the legal arguments the gun lobby uses to try to protect its rights.
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Funny, it sounds just like the legal arguments the gun lobby uses to try to protect its rights.
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Latest comment: Drivel, TV shows didn't just have to be better than two others, they had to be better than all others competing for the same spots before they even worried about other channels. Just like a top sportsman has to first get into the national team before he worries about keeping his place there.
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Latest comment: Drivel, TV shows didn't just have to be better than two others, they had to be better than all others competing for the same spots before they even worried about other channels. Just like a top sportsman has to first get into the national team before he worries about keeping his place there.
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