• Miserable Podcast of Secrets 6

        I Pirate By Borrowing

        This time, we look at the Stop Online Piracy Act and PROTECT-IP, legislation that may change the Internet forever. But what is the threat exactly, and how worried should we be? Remember to leave your comments here and/or at (312) 233-2865.

        • Video games first, God's house comes after
        • Ready for iTunes?
        • The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the PROTECT-IP Act (PIPA), like a bad Greek date
        • Who's backing the legislation? Who's against it?
        • Can Nintendo and Sony bring down YouTube?
        • Dangers of the legislation: vague language and a lack of technical understanding
        • Who's really targeted by SOPA and PIPA? Is the threat overblown?
        • Do we need stronger laws or smarter game design to combat piracy?
        • A proposal to differentiate between commercial and non-commercial sites
        • Refining fair-use and copyright laws
        • Alternatives to SOPA and PIPA
        • VCRs, game rentals, and other signs that maybe our rights haven't been eroded
        • Is it too late to get serious about piracy?
        • Piracy as protest
        • Two wrongs often make a right
        • Are YouTube videos akin to historical documents?
        • Pirating out of compulsion
        • Steam can save us
        • A tangent: Japanese versus Western game companies
        • Kick out the lobbyists
        • Eric's "100 years of Dark Souls" continues, with a Mario Kart 7 drive-by
        • The only bad thing about Link's Awakening is playing it on the 3DS
        • Saints' Row: The Third teaches us about acceptable Japanese penis imagery
        • Chuck continues to rule at Assassin's Creed: Revelations and Infinity Blade 2
        • Infinity Blade as an arcade game
        • Classes and customization in Brink
        • The beauty of Dead Space
        • Damn the head crab offspring
        • The weird jumping physics of the Uncharted series
        • Combat in Skyward Sword
        • Nintendo's mistaken about its mistake
        • The power of a TNL friends list

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        Comments 22 Comments
        1. Mzo's Avatar
          Mzo -
          Our fanbase consists entirely of Pineapple. I'm ok with that.

          I want to do an episode on peripherals because they are so stupid and they keep happening!
        1. Nick's Avatar
          Nick -
          Finch sent me a text message, too.
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