Peter Kafka

Recent Posts by Peter Kafka

Does Avatar Have a Bootleg Problem? Nope.

If I want to post a clever video–and it’s the week between Christmas and New Year’s–I shouldn’t have to justify it, right?

But just in case: This one deals with intellectual property theft (very important issue) and technology (ditto) and James Cameron’s new movie, “Avatar” (duh). Also, it’s pretty funny.

Thanks to corporate cousin Zachary Seward for flagging this.


Latest Video

View all videos »

Search »

Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work