[pp.int.general] "Piracy" sounds too sexy, say rightsholders

Yves Quemener quemener.yves at free.fr
Sun Mar 21 09:56:38 CET 2010

Edison Carter wrote:
> http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news/2010/03/piracy-sounds-too-sexy-say-rightsholders.ars
> I think this would have happened no matter what label they tried to
> attach. 'They' chose the most negative label they could think of,
> we've taken it and made it 'sexy'. Jonny Depp may have helped a little
> but for the most part I think it's because 'The Pirates' are seen as
> standing up to corporate greed (at least in the entertainment
> industries) and government corruption.
> I count this as a major WIN for the pirates.

This is our occasion to finally rename it "sharing", so that everyone can
see how evil it is.

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