Anne B. Ragde, an award-winning Norwegian author, criticizes ebook piracy as theft. Sadly, her son reportedly reveals that she pirated 1,800 MP3 songs.
What's the dark side of the success of e-readers and e-books? In a word, piracy.
The list of 2009's most pirated e-books reveals that those who downloaded illegally are people with rather narrow minds and broad frustrations.
Verizon's launching its LTE network on Sunday, the FCC is proposing a plan for Net neutrality tomorrow, and Google is about to take over the world EVEN MORE with its e-book venture (we're sure the EU is going to love that). Also, that deafening silence you hear on Twitter is the sound of a bunch of celebrities playing dead to raise money for AIDS. New meme: celebrity zombie impersonator accounts! Get yours today! --Molly
As spokesman for The Pirate Bay, Peter Sunde Kolmisoppi was noted for his sarcastic criticism of copyright owners. He says he wants to write a book, start new projects.