Pirates and Piracy

In movies such as Pirates of the Carribean, the [entertainment] industry glamorizes brigands who attack ships by depicting them as romantic heroes who have great adventures and engage in swashbuckling fun. Yet, it demonizes fans who download music and movies as pernicious evildoers who are, in its view, destroying this vital part of the U.S. economy.

Pamela Samuelson, Can online piracy be stopped by laws? [PDF]

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