Why We Love Lily Allen, Bono and Krist Novoselic

The best way to fight bullies is to fight bullies. We saw what happened to Lily Allen last year–both when she was savaged by the mob of digital natives after her extraordinarily brave statements opposing illegal file bartering in support of independent artists and songwriters–and when she got a standing ovation from the Featured Artists […]

Your Tax Dollars at Work Part 2: The Barter iTax

“File sharing” is a term that entered the popular vocabulary as a bit of double speak about 10 years ago to put a “feel good” spin on behavior that was unauthorized at best. As one ISP executive succinctly put it in an e-mail: “….‘piracy’ is a loaded term. Could we say ‘sharing’ – ‘piracy’ implies […]