5 hours ago
Thursday, October 17, 2002
FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF TURNABOUT AND FAIR PLAY: Cory Doctorow sends us all over to this NYT rundown on intellectual property rights in developing countries, and how we Americans abused foreign copyrights when we were making a name for ourselves and now how we've turned into The Man keeping the little guy down by insisting the poor li'l nations of the world adhere to our standards. Gawd, I just talked myself into being a fan of Chinese pirates. Huh. Anyway, it's a neat read.