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Archive for September 17th, 2003

Le Monde confused about file sharing

Posted: Wednesday, September 17th, 2003 @ 12:03 pm in Policy | 3 Comments »

Like many other large publications, Le Monde publishes editorials, which summarize issues poorly and inconsistently. Their take on file sharing initially seems balanced, but this balance is, in fact, based on false assumptions. In Le Monde’s world, the record companies are selling a product at too high a price, and this high price justifies “stealing.” […]