Internet Pirates Will Always Win
Posted in: Online TV/Music at 05/08/2012 14:43
Stopping online piracy is like playing the world's largest game of Whac-A-Mole.
Hit one, countless others appear. Quickly. And the mallet is heavy and slow.
Take as an example YouTube, where the Recording Industry Association of America almost rules with an iron fist, but doesn't, because of deceptions like the one involving a cat.
YouTube, which is owned by Google, offers a free tool to the movie studios and television networks called Content ID. When a studio legitimately uploads a clip from a copyrighted film to YouTube, the Google tool automatically finds and blocks copies of the product.
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