Music piracy is apparently self-enforced advertising.
Emily White is an intern at NPR who recently wrote a blog post admitting that she owns 11,000 songs but has only bought 15 CDs in her entire life.
Most people probably barely noticed when Sergey Aleynikov was arrested for downloading Goldman Sachs' proprietary software and sentenced to eight years in jail.
We've mentioned before about how porn producers are engaged in legally sanctioned extortion and freak out whenever they have to argue a case in court.
Back in 2008, Harper Collins and Neil Gaiman put his book American Gods up for free browsing for a month, which Gaiman wrote about on his website at the time to answer critics who said the promotion would hurt book sales.
Answer: aww hail nah.