Mark McKinnon

What's Right is Rights: Piracy is Theft

Word is getting around that the RIAA seems to be stepping away from lawsuits as a key strategy against piracy. Lawsuits were never going to be the solution, as other major rights-holders, like those working together through Arts+Labs, will attest.

The Scourge of Scandinavia: The Dread Pirate Bay

It wasn’t much of a surprise when the New York Times reported that one of the most highly anticipated movies of the year-X-Men Origins: Wolverine-had been leaked a month before the film’s release date and was available for download on