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A fantastic speaker with a great life story - but her argument is compelling...

Amanda Palmer’s innovative ideas for reducing piracy

Date: 12/03/2013
Author: Peter Garrett

It is now estimated that over 70 percent of internet users perceive there to be nothing wrong with piracy.

As you can see in this fantastic infographic, the media industry is clearly losing the fight to stop illegal sharing of copyrighted material.

But are they attacking the problem and thinking about it the wrong way?

Amanda Palmer believes so… She now offers all her music for free and instead ASKs for a contribution or donation that her fans believe is worthy of the quality of her art.

Watch her presentation on TED for more information, not only is she a fantastic speaker with a great life story - but her argument is compelling.

http://www.ted.com/talks/amanda_palmer_the_art_of_asking.html

What do you think?

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