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The Pirate’s Dilmemma

There is still lots of debate surrounding digital piracy.

Matt Mason’s new book “The Pirate’s Dilemma” addresses the issue of piracy demonstrating how piracy helped to evolve Hollywood prior to the existance of the internet. His book describes how piracy is an important source of innovation, and he describes how piracy can be used to effectively spread ideas. In doing so, Matt suggests how piracy itself can be leveraged as a valid business model.

Here’s a video of Matt talking about how youth culture is reinventing capitalism.

14. Deutscher Trendtag: Social Wealth / Matt Mason: The Pirate’s Dilemma: How Youth Culture Is Reinventing Capitalism from Trendbuero on Vimeo.

Just to prove how much Matt, believes in what he writes, you can download an ebook version of Matt Mason’s book, (download The Pirate’s Dilemma : How Youth Culture Is Reinventing Capitalism) it will only cost you what you think the book is worth !

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Weekly links (weekly)

Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

Personalised Soccer Commentary

Be a Football Hero allows you to create a personalised audio commentary.

Select your name, country, and age, and then listen to the professional soccer (football) commentary of yourself performing the ultimate football heroics.

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If you like what you hear, you can order the soundtrack as a CD for 14.99 pounds.

The soundtrack is very realistic, and you get to hear your surname and age as you score the match winning goal in the dying minutes.

Be a football hero has plans to develop spin off sites for other sports including cricket, tennis, and formula 1.

I’d like to see the option to “Embed” the audio track into social media sites and blog posts, which would help spread awareness of the site, as well as act as a vechicle for product placement.

Also, as the personalised product is produced as an audio, it would be great to include the option to send an sms link to a streaming broadcast of the product, which would be excellent for mobile mediums.