Thursday, February 01, 2001

Economics of Scarcity What's Wrong With Copy Protection? Copy protection pretends that the law and some fancy footwork with industrial cartels can maintain our current economic structures, in the face of a hurricane of positive technological change that is picking them up and sending them whirling like so many autumn leaves -- John Gilmore. A good piece of work about how the digital age is at odds with the atomic capitalism of scarcity.


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