The World’s Most Efficient Public Library

The smorgasbord is a reality. Now we need to pay the staff and food suppliers.

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If free and open access to all of human knowledge at the push of a button truly prevents our society’s beloved artists, authors, thinkers, and other creative people from putting food on their tables, then maybe it’s time to rethink how to put food on their tables

via The Pirate Bay Is The World’s Most Efficient Public Library – Falkvinge on Infopolicy.

Please acknowledge that TPB represents an idea, which TPB is neither alone in actualizing nor the first to implement into Human Culture. Besides the numerous other torrent sites all over the world, NewsGroups, FTP sharing, deaddrops, DVDs and not to mention people populating torrent sites or equally sharing and caring about culture both popular and not so well known from hand to hand, stating that sharing forms the basis of human evolution is not a stretch of fact.

That sharing has become digitally efficient is not a bad thing – the question is, who should control efficient sharing? And how are content creators kept fairly in the loop?

 

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