Here's a bbc newsnight article with comments from the president of the mpaa and vocal pro-internet freedom groups
Motion Picture Association President Dan Glickman locks horns with Electronic Frontier Foundation's John Perry Barlow over big media's war with the internet.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation campaigns for 'digital freedoms'
The biggest pirate movie site on the Internet was raided by police a few days ago. Within 48 hours it was up and running in a different country. It's just another week on the barricades of the information revolution.
Over and again we at geek central find ourselves reading about the latest skirmish between the copyright cops and the darknet without ever hearing that there might be a war going on.
The hackers want to break Hollywood on the wheel of their collective ingenuity and show the suits who is in charge.
Big media wants to make money from the internet like it does with every other outlet, or at the very least not have piracy forever draining away their profits.
And they have been hammering away at each other for years now.
There will always be great people over seas with dedicated lines and they are the true heros of this cause. The MPAA will never when a fight agaisnt such a fantastically nebulous connection of individuals.
Information wants to be free and art cant be bought and sold at 10 dollars a movie ticket
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