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Tuesday, May 22, 2007

The Market Function of Piracy.
Interesting that it comes from a marketing professor. I wonder if there's something about the field that encourages thinking about "property" in malleable ways, or if it's just a coincidence.



Blogger Jerry Kirkpatrick said...

No, not malleable, but a marketer can see actions that creative people could be taking in order to sell their products. Instead, creatives seem to prefer to defeat competition by suing them. This raises the question, is intellectual property really property or is it monopoly? See my latest post at

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