Friday, June 17, 2005

Torrents and pies

Interesting piece by Simon Waldman in the Guardian today on BitTorrent and its uses/abuses of copyright material. Made priceless by its final paragraph:
For example, one site, LegalTorrents, offers links to a wide range of music and video from creators who are happy to have their work distributed on the net. You won't find Star Wars there or Mr and Mrs Smith, but you will find The Meaty McMeat Show a "completely insane 99-minute-long animated movie that involves a diseased human organ and his colleague who travel back in time to meet a psychic talking pie".
And how can any technology that allows such a masterpiece to be seen around the world be all bad?

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