Consumers Ambush MPAA at SXSW

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The following is a clip from a panel at SXSW where audience members blindsided a member of the MPAA dread force, firing question after question as to what, besides suing everything that moves, they’re going to do about people sharing content.

Basically the MPAA says, “We’re working on it.” Favorite line from MPAA lady Ms. Bernards to a movie pirate: “You’re the consumer of the future.”

Vid of a guy, Mr. Clarke, bitch slapping the “copyright is theft” argument. Favorite quote is the MPAA gal saying, “Intellectual property and physical property are no different.”

Here’s a podcast of the entire discussion.

[via Powazek]

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