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Copy, share, or die!


Annalee Newitz has a fun suggestion:

I mean, it’s no accident that a horror movie like “The Ring” came out during the heyday of file sharing. Let’s think about it — the flick is about a haunted videocassette that will kill you unless you make a duplicate copy and show it to somebody else. It’s like a nightmare analog version of BitTorrent. If you do not share your media, you will die. Creative Commons really should do a cartoon parody of “The Ring.”

I’ve never heard of this movie though Wikipedia confirms the plotline. Clearly a multiple-plotline parody is in order:

Posted 27 July 2006