Before Solving a Problem, Make Sure You’ve Got the Right Problem

Some smart thinking from Tim O’Reilly about SOPA

In my experience at OReilly, the losses due to piracy are far outweighed by the benefits of the free flow of information, which makes the world richer, and develops new markets for legitimate content. Most of the people who are downloading unauthorized copies of OReilly books would never have paid us for them anyway; meanwhile, hundreds of thousands of others are buying content from us, many of them in countries that we were never able to do business with when our products were not available in digital form.

via Tim OReilly – Google+ – Before Solving a Problem, Make Sure Youve Got the Right….