Man, as part of their punishment, all the execs should have to attend ethics seminars weekly for the next five years. At worst, they will be bored to death, at best it will keep them out of their offices and getting into trouble.
Kharma on arstechnica.com
The truth is the industry makes a big deal out of the 1/10 of 1 percent of people who downloaded a movie that might have made the effort to see it in a theater or rent it if no download was available.
foff on torrentfreak.com
As has been mentioned here many times by others and at least twice by me, any studio that opened a site for $10 - $25 a month to stream their entire catalog would instantly drop piracy of their movies and find themselves with millions of subscribers.
Atkray on techdirt.com
Punish DMCA takedown violaters
Actually the DMCA does allow for fines if you call for a takedown and it was done improperly. However, it is a minimal amount from what I remember, for most content owners it amounts to a slap on the wrist so what is there to deter them from issuing mass takedowns.
tenoch on arstechnica.com
In some jurisdictions it's a felony to knowingly file false charges.
Fake on terrentfreak.com
Wonder what would happen if the DMCA regulators actually followed their own rules so that copyright owners who issue takedown notices for the wrong material are punished?