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  •  I've been following the legal shenanigans (7+ / 0-)

    of the MPAA and RIAA for more than ten years, as well as how the Internet has affected both the bloated business models of corporate media as well as the possibilities it has afforded to alternative methods of distribution.

    To take your metaphor one step further, the RIAA and MPAA don't want to shut down the store: they want to make it the only store in town, with a monopoly on prices and products.

    Copyright concern and piracy is a smokescreen.

    "Space Available" is the largest retail chain in the nation.

    by Free Jazz at High Noon on Thu Jan 19, 2012 at 02:11:27 PM PST

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