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.
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 !