> Sounds like you should start an Aus pirate party Ben if you're going to use
> the scare quotes around all possible uses of the word ;)

There already is one: pirateparty.org.au

D.
> 
> cheers, Pat S.
> 
> 
> On Wed, Aug 7, 2013 at 9:27 AM, Ben Finney <ben+freesoftw...@benfinney.id.au
> > wrote:
> 
> > Howdy all,
> >
> > The Wheeler Centre is organising an IQ² Debate with a topic related to
> > free culture, that of copyright and the misnomer “piracy” for copyright
> > infringement.
> >
> >     The digital revolution is counter-intuitive to copyright.
> >     Technological change is moving too fast for adequate laws to be
> >     implemented – and for affected industries to keep pace.
> >
> >     With such open access to information these days, how do we know
> >     where one person’s work ends and another begins? Is the very idea of
> >     intellectual property becoming a nonsense – or is it too important
> >     to give up on, for the continuing functioning of the arts and the
> >     sciences? And – the million-dollar question – how can we ensure
> >     creativity continues to pay?
> >
> >     Our speakers will consider the obstacles and opportunities ahead.
> >
> >     <URL:
> > http://wheelercentre.com/events/event/copyright-is-dead-long-live-the-pirates/
> > >
> >
> > --
> >  \      “He that would make his own liberty secure must guard even his |
> >   `\                             enemy from oppression.” —Thomas Paine |
> > _o__)                                                                  |
> > Ben Finney
> >
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