Tuesday, May 03, 2005

iTunes Buyers Compared To Filesharing Freeloaders?

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Sorry I have to pull another headline from Slashdot - but this seems to be the only place that is reporting this other than the source quoted:

"On Sunday, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette published an article by Cary Sherman, president of the RIAA, stating that university students are hijacking Internet2 to pirate copyrighted works, and schools who don't actively combat file-sharing are teaching their students bad values like "acceptance of theft". The Post-Gazette didn't let Sherman get away with it, though... Today they published a letter to the paper from Roger Dannenberg, a professor of Computer Science and Music at Carnegie Mellon University, reminding everyone how past/present behavior of the RIAA and its members is an even worse model of values..."

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These two articles are a very interesting read.

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