[Reader-list] Moore: Pirate my film, no problem!

Menso Heus menso at r4k.net
Sun Jul 4 22:40:48 IST 2004

On Sun, Jul 04, 2004 at 09:49:59PM +0530, Shivam Vij wrote:
> "I do well enough already and I made this film because I want the
> world, to change. The more people who see it the better, so I'm happy
> this is happening."

He of course means now, after he has found a publisher for his movie. I 
would have appreciated it if he would have started distributing it online
himself as soon as the trouble with Disney started. 

> What about someone who's not doing well, and needs the money he
> deserves? Can the copyleft movement do with such subjectivity?

Saying something like this now, after getting a deal with Lion's Gate, is 
basically just acknowledging that he can't do anything about piracy, in a 
bit more creative way. It has little to do with Copyleft.

> On Sun, 4 Jul 2004 21:04:36 +0530, Shekhar Krishnan <shekhar at crit.org.in> wrote:
> > http://www.sundayherald.com/43167
> > 
> > Moore: pirate my film, no problem
> > 
> > Fury as Fahrenheit 9/11 director backs illegal not-for-profit downloads
> > By Iain S Bruce, Online Editor
> > 
> > Controversial film-maker Michael Moore has welcomed the appearance on
> -- 
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