How to Fight Digital Piracy

“The only way to fight piracy is to publish digital content across as many formats as possible, through as many channels, at a fair price. If we go for exclusive or proprietary formats, we’re completely screwed.”
      — Tom Weldon, Deputy Chief Executive of Penguin Books


6 Responses to “How to Fight Digital Piracy”

  1. Ralf Haring Says:

    He gets it.

  2. Dwight Williams Says:

    I don’t think Canada’s Prime Minister and Heritage Minister get it.

    http://www.cbc.ca/technology/story/2010/05/05/copyright-reform-bill.html

  3. Dwight Williams Says:

    And further on this subject:

    http://www.cbc.ca/technology/story/2010/05/20/copyright-legislation-drm-debate.html

  4. Ian @ TradeReadingOrder Says:

    This is a True Fact.

    It almost doesn’t matter if people get it or not, because it’s the only way the future will work. It’s gonna happen eventually, because people want to look at stuff and people want to get paid for stuff – those that figure it out and provide it in an intelligent manner will rise to the top of the suppliers. Consumers will go where they can get what they want reasonably.

    Hopefully DC will figure this out sooner rather than later.

  5. William George Says:

    His head… it’s not up his ass. Delightful!

    I nominate him as Lord of All Media.

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