Sorry for the long lull of no posts — did I say that right? Well, I’ve been busy trying to moderate the chatroom at mail.com — it’s crazy in there, I tell ya! And… I think I have the blogger’s block (sorta like the writer’s block but it’s related to blogging)
And since the maintenance thing, I’ve been blogging in my private blog — yey me!
Interestingly, I wasn’t able to post something about this last week:
Photo from Yugatech.com
This has been the talk last week.
The hex code to crack HD-DVD DRM was hacked by some guy who couldn’t play this DVD in his computer.
My take on it?
Copyrights are there for a reason — it’s to protect the intellectual property of individuals who actually use their brains to come up with stuff. Now, how many of us can actually do that.
This is the reason why I’d rather watch a movie on the big screen than buy pirated DVDs.
But then it’s becoming harder and harder to stick to that resolve since just downloading movies and songs and books are easier than actually buying them.
Me and Superbong have this business selling shirts — as some may know. And once, this acquaintance of mine sent an SMS to me regarding it — telling me that his shirt should be free, he’d be a walking advertisement. And I was all, “What the heck? Why? Are you popular enough to merit being an advertisement?”
I read a similar rant regarding this concerning artists and people who try to have them create art for them for free saying that it’s free advertising for their talents.
I know that they’re probably not the same thing, but what the heck. It certainly made sense — people with talent are not plentiful. If you don’t want to appreciate talent and pay for what it’s worth, find other talents and I’d tell you, “Good luck.”
On a lighter note:
I was depressed for the past two days, but I feel that I’m fine now.
Went to Outblaze yesterday.
Post about that to be posted tomorrow.