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Old 06-01-2009, 03:19 PM
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There is an economics professor, Brad DeLong, who recently "pirated" a copyrighted text to post it in his blog. It is theft of intellectual property, but at the same time thousands of people can educate themselves and read something they could otherwise not unless they would study at an university and have access to this copyrighted text.

It is theft, but has a nice side too. That's what one should keep in mind when discussing intellectual property rights and 'piracy'.
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