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Monday, September 15, 2008

Just saw these on the OpenEconomics Data Store:


Thursday, September 11, 2008

Random tidbit from a forum I read:
"US Government statistics indicate the following percentages of foreign ownership of American industry:
• Sound recording industries - 97% "

I personally have no problem with this; given the statistic, however, the recording industry making the argument that long-duration high-protection copyright laws are necessary to "support American industry" seems disingenuous.