Tuesday, 23 August 2011

Information prohibition - Is it safe to share?

Sharing is a natural and basic human activity. However, current law criminilises much sharing, thus hampering innovation and progress.

The current laws appear to be ridiculous - but anti-sharing laws are lobbied for by rich and powerful groups, who benefit from them. Laws against sharing are widely violated and highly unpopular.

No doubt future society will look back on the current era of information prohibition with horror and contempt.

The latest salvo in the battle over sharing is this one:

RIAA appeals Jammie Thomas-Rasset's damage reduction

This faceless corporation has been making news for attempting to bankrupt this ordinary American housewife for years now.

I'm not impressed. Please work to help to end this era of information prohibition as soon as possible.

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