See what happens when I waste my time working on my dissertation ? I miss really thoughtful and intelligent posts, like this DaveNet piece from Dave Winer. Read the whole thing, but I very much like this bit:
Further I do not advocate people using creative work without paying for it, but so far the entertainment industry has not offered a system that works the way honest users want it to. That’s the place to begin the discussion, not by hobbling, invading or hacking our computers to turn the clock back to a pre-Internet distribution system. The Berman-Coble bill is the product of an industry run amok, and elected representatives who appear to not be listening to the electorate.