Information operations

Anatomy of a Failed Information Campaign via Cyber et al

SOPA and PIPA failed primarily because the authors did not understand the deep seated public mistrust and probable hatred for MPAA and RIAA, the authors failed the initial step of an information campaign: know the target audience.

First Amendment · Freedom of Speech · Hackers

File-sharing vs Intellectual Property – who will win?

SOPA and PIPA are practically dead, but Senator Leahy has already stated he will released a reworked bill. Eventually such a bill will pass but before the ink is even dry, we will see new ways to get music and movies for free. The MPAA and RIAA are fighting for their survival, one can only hope they will accept that new technology is something to embrace, not fight.