The General-Purpose Computing “Storm”
Without weighing in on the ethics involved, we continue to believe that the low costs (money, time, trouble, etc.) of piracy will dramatically reduce profits for a variety of industries. The record industry is just the beginning. Books, movies, higher education, and many more will be radically changed over the coming decades. Cory Doctorow gives some good explanations as to why trying to prevent this piracy will be so difficult.