Filesharing – Friend Or Foe? (Maybe Both?)

So Big Media has decided that filesharing networks are a threat to their existance and the courts hav backed them up. “Six years after Napster arrived, it should be clear that geeks and fans are simply going to bypass a legal framework that was built for sales of sheet music and discs. As they did with radio and television, copyright holders should make those volunteers their allies in marketing because, try as they may, they’re never going to find the Off switch.”