iTunes Match and making Prof. Lessig’s case

Recap: Prof. Lessig’s argument. You will remember that Michael Speck from Music Industry Piracy Investigations was outraged by Apple’s pending iTunes Match service and, in particular, the part where the service would in your iCloud account copies of music on your hard drive which had not been bought through iTunes. At the time, it wasn’t […]

Helping make Prof. Lessig’s case for him

So, Steve Jobs introduced iCloud to the world yesterday. Michael Speck from Music Industry Piracy Investigations (the people who bring down pirates like Kazaa for the record industry) declared: Apple was “no better than the old p2p pirates”. Now, at one level, Apple is not doing that much that hasn’t already been done before: Apple […]