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[ NNSquad ] Misleading Metaphors That Drive The War On Online Sharing

Misleading Metaphors That Drive The War On Online Sharing

http://j.mp/vXxskQ  (techdirt)

   "Certain terms crop up time and again in the arguments around copyright
    infringement and file sharing. Words like "theft" and "stealing"
    clearly represent an attempt to frame the debate in a certain way.
    That's hardly a new insight: many posts on Techdirt have pointed out
    these attempts to manipulate the discourse.  But until now, no one has
    stepped back and looked at this phenomenon as whole, placing it in a
    historical and legal context, or tried to analyze how it is related to
    the battles for the future shape of the Internet currently taking

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Lauren Weinstein (lauren@vortex.com): http://www.vortex.com/lauren 
Co-Founder: People For Internet Responsibility: http://www.pfir.org 
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 - Global Coalition for Transparent Internet Performance: http://www.gctip.org
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