Raiding the future of the Internet (@Reuters must've been watching our SMW panel)

During a recent panel discussion on copyright, Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian talked about the need for the content industry’s scarcity-based pricing model to be superseded by something more attuned to our digital times — something that makes sense not just for businesses but for artists and consumers too. The problem is, the models the industry has proposed far too often resemble the type of intrusive interrogations by state agents one would expect to find in a totalitarian state rather than an open society.

Thanks for the namecheck, Paul. Let's keep charting a course toward better business models that compete with piracy in a way that works _and_ makes money for artists.