Friday, December 21, 2007

The Generational Divide in Copyright Morality

***The examples posed to an audience of kids were astounding. You have to glance at the audience reaction. Pogue starts off by saying: "I'm going to describe some scenarios to you. Raise your hand if you think what I'm describing is wrong." Read on to see what happened. ***

By David Pogue
Dec. 20, 2007

I've been doing a good deal of speaking recently. And in one of my talks, I tell an anecdote about a lesson I learned from my own readers.

It was early in 2005, and a little hackware program called PyMusique was making the rounds of the Internet. PyMusique was written for one reason only: to strip the copy protection off of songs from the iTunes music store... more