☞ Innovation vs Corporate Effects
By webmink on May 06, 2009
Great (if rather long) article from Gladwell reminding us that David beat Goliath by playing as David.
US companies pay taxes equivalent to 3%, and while salaries have fallen profits have risen. This Telegraph article (note to non-UK readers: that's a right-wing daily newspaper in the UK) makes it abundantly clear that something has to give and that, as long as he doesn't get carried away, Obama is probably on the right track.
The JCP Program Office would like to know what we think of these changes to the rules. So, freedom-lovers everywhere, get to it!
While it's reasonable to have strong penalties for counterfeiting, it's just not safe to have penalties like this available for copyright infringement all the time the law fails to recognise the fact that all consumers are also copyists in a digital world. These increases should not go ahead until copyright law has been dragged kicking and screaming into the internet age of a meshed society.