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Makers Of Oscar-Shortlisted Documentary “The Act Of Killing” Turn To BitTorrent For Promotion

Makers Of Oscar-Shortlisted Documentary “The Act Of Killing” Turn To BitTorrent For Promotion | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Anthony Ha:  "BitTorrent has been pitching itself as a legitimate way for content creators to promote their works,  and now the company is announcing what may be its most noteworthy partnership yet" ...

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Why the entertainment industry's release strategy creates piracy

Why the entertainment industry's release strategy creates piracy | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Cory Doctorow: "If companies refuse to release films or TV shows in US and UK at same time, they only have themselves to blame for piracy" ...

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Cory Doctorow always makes a lot of sense when commenting on the piracy debate.


Tags: Piracy, Copyright, Legal, Film, Television

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RACHEL BETTS's curator insight, August 13, 12:19 AM

Our impatience lends to piracy.  Not wanting to wait and/or wanting something that no one will sale you has become a side effect of piracy.  

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Angry Birds boss: 'Piracy may not be a bad thing: it can get us more business'

Angry Birds boss: 'Piracy may not be a bad thing: it can get us more business' | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Rovio's Mikael Hed tells music industry audience that embracing pirates can attract new fans...

 

[Here's an interesting take on things - piracy as a form of informal marketing.]

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Thriving on piracy – a transmedia producer’s best friend?

Thriving on piracy – a transmedia producer’s best friend? | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Simon Staffans:  'I was quite amazed and fairly impressed by the quotes from Game of Throne’s director David Petrarca at the Perth Writers’ Festival regarding the effects piracy have had on the tv series. Game of Thrones is by far the most pirated show on Earth at the moment, but David shrugs it off, since the show thrives on ”cultural buzz”.'

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And, you should also read Simon's follow up post: Substituting piracy for exchange of favors?

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Cultureel Persbureau's curator insight, March 2, 2013 7:35 AM

De makers van Game of Thrones beschouwen het feit dat de serie tot de meest 'illegaal' gedownloade ter wereld behoort als een gegeven. Waar ze eigenlijk ook veel voordelen in zien.

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The state of Digital Piracy and Content vs. Platform: The Battle of the Titans from NQ Logic:

The state of Digital Piracy and Content vs. Platform: The Battle of the Titans from NQ Logic: | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

NQ Logic: "The first few months of 2012 were rich in events in the ongoing battle between content owners and Internet players. This battle, seemingly unimportant at first glance, if put into a larger context can be described as one of the most pivotal challenges in our digital society and will define the survival of the Internet and future of the digital planet as we know it" ...


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Piracy May Be An Indie Filmmaker's Best Friend

Piracy May Be An Indie Filmmaker's Best Friend | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Piracy might be a filmmaker’s best friend. Or at least not the worst enemy.
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