Tag Archives: piracy

Pirates are competitors

Out-law radio have an interview with Dr David Price of piracy intelligence firm Envisional.

He talks about the user experience of P2P networks often being better than the paid-for version, how some companies have adopted P2P for distribution and who content owners should prosecute.

Read here and download or subscribe through iTunes.

Out-law radio and the out-law website are services from UK law firm Pinsent Masons.


Coventry University Events

Coventry Conversations

A series of 12 lectures by visiting speakers from the contemporary media world.

Foreign correspondent, sports writer, drama writer, editor, investigative journalist, games developer, screen writer, film director … leading figures share their experience.

Starting on 25th September talks take place on Thursday lunchtimes. Talks are free and open to the public. Read the full programme.

Professorial Lecture – Pirate Philosophy

Monday 29 Sept/6.00pm/AB107 – Goldstein Lecture Theatre

Gary Hall, Professor of Media and Performing Arts, CSAD

“This lecture presents a series of performative media projects or ‘media gifts’. This project investigates some of the implications of internet piracy for the arts and humanities. ‘Pirate Philosophy’ explores such ideas both philosophically and legally through the creation of an actual ‘pirate’ text.”

Light refreshments will be available after the Lecture at approximately 7pm

To reserve your place contact Suky Sanghera on 5294 or email s.sanghera(at)coventry.ac.uk