MPA's Terri Davies on protecting art from being stolen before it's even released.
People are more than willing to pay for digital content. When you make the content difficult or impossible to acquire you get more piracy.
Back in the day, the only way to access anime content in America was through piracy. Then along came Crunchyroll and Funimation.
Piracy is almost like price-signaling. Looking at where piracy is happening can show you where there's a market for your content.
If I can't find a way to access the content I'd like to consume then I can find sites that will let me *ahem* "borrow" a copy someone has made available for borrowing.
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This one made getting out all of our camcorder tapes of the kids from 25 years ago higher on the list of things to do. Did not realize the impact of the tsunami on the media world. Thanks.
Another great episode, Sonny. When was the last time business continuity planning came up in an “entertainment” podcast?
An episode about digital transfers and pro-active copyright protections!? Buddy, I couldn't listen fast enough.
I'm being sincere. I love hearing from these people doing these jobs on this podcast.