It IS Censorship
It is censorship when you give corporations and government an off switch with no due process. It is also censorship when you give companies the ability to break the fundamental name resolution system of the Internet. It is already happening domestically, (see: http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2011/12/wyden-domain-seizure/) and, for the record, will not stop true, large-scale piracy at all. Just...
How I Met Content Scarcity
I love the television show How I Met Your Mother. I wasn’t an early viewer of the show. I knew of all the actors and the buzz about the show, but limited time means I often have to watch up on great shows after they have some staying power. When NetFlix added HIMYM to their streaming option, it was all Barney Stinson all the time. My marathon viewings were LEGEN- wait for the Diet Pepsi to...