Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Harvard Professor Speaks on MegaUpload Case

Yochai Benkler, Faculty Co-Director of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, is shown in an interview with Bloomberg Law’s Lee Pacchia speaking about copyright law, and the shutdown of MegaUpload. He lays out why the procedures taken against MegaUpload will kill this type of business.

Prof. Benkler raises suspisions about the timing of the raids on MegaUpload operators after a huge response from citizens in opposition to SOPA. He compares YouTube to MegaUpload while questioning the moral ground for legal actions led by entertainment lobbyists against innovative companies like MegaUpload.

Just another expert who either takes his cues from Green Pirate or actually knows what he is talking about. Let’s listen to the Prof., shall we?