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Discussion on: Stealing Isn't "Sharing"

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Renato Byrro

When Metallica cracked down on music piracy, it looked very bad for them. Especially after Radiohead started to make their songs available for free download.

But it would be unfair to start labeling Metallica musicians as people who practice 'extortion'. That's just absurd in my opinion... I think that line of thought will lead to the destruction of all economic order, from which every one of us benefits from.

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Perhaps one thing that makes people have a negative view of IP protection is that sometimes it's used in questionable ways to protect questionable economic power.

Mr. Byrro, you have a British talent for understatement.

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