Hey Pirates, Why the Vitriol?

A post on the 1709 blog last week asks why P2P users have such anger at organisations that represent artists, and who create¬†the¬†content they share. The p2pers must blame someone, and who better than the fat-cats, is the suggestion there, but is it really that simple? The piece focuses on the aftermath of the filesoup […]
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Why VHS didn’t kill the Movie Theatre

If you’re a teenager or older, you’ll almost certainly have first-hand experience with VCRs and video tapes. If you don’t remember them, they’re big things that have been replaced by DVR’s, but which you could buy movies on, like with DVDs. They were in most peoples homes throughout the late 80s and the 90s. Yet […]
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