World’s greatest villains

Great piece by Time I only spotted today – you may argue about Zuck’s choice as “Man of the Year”, but the people at Time have certainly embraced Digital.

Read this excellent article on the greatest (digital) villains of the decade: Shawn Fanning, Jon Johansen, Bram Cohen and Justin Frankel.

My favorite quote:

BitTorrent is […] just too efficient. It moves huge amounts of data quickly and virally. When you want to attach dollars to data, you have to slow the bit stream down, track it and control it using inelegant technologies like digital-rights management (DRM).


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