The present and future of post production business and technology | Philip Hodgetts

Archive for November 15th, 2011

I’ve been trying to find a way to write about his appalling piece of legislation for some time, and I realized why it must be opposed.  It must be opposed to protect the film, television and music production businesses. To protect the future existence of the MPAA, RIAA and Record Labels.

But, you say, aren’t these the people buying off the politicians and forcing this Internet-destroying legislation through?

They are, but they have such an appalling track record of adapting to technology and knowing how that technology will benefit them, that they must be protected from themselves (and we need to be protected from the damage these bills would inflict on the Internet). I mean it quite seriously.  If Thomas Edison would have had his way, there would be no movie projectors as his business was in Kinescope booths. (more…)

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