TorrentFreak – Author Slams eBook Piracy, Son Outs Her As a Music Pirate

As part of an arti­cle inves­ti­gat­ing the grow­ing phe­nom­e­non of eBook piracy, a Scan­di­na­vian news out­let inter­viewed a 19 year-old self-confessed pirate who bragged about his activ­i­ties. To counter his view­point a well known author con­tributed to the piece, stat­ing that she abhors book piracy since it costs her huge amounts of money. How­ever, her moral stance took a bit of a beat­ing when her son let an embar­rass­ing fact slip out.

via Tor­rent­F­reak – Author Slams eBook Piracy, Son Outs Her As a Music Pirate. Turns out she pirated 1800 songs and pur­chased knock off Prada bags. The bags were pur­chased because real Prada bags “have such an inflated price”. Pos­si­bly the most absurd part of this is that her main com­plaint about piracy is it takes money out of her pocket, but the record labels and Prada well that’s a dif­fer­ent story. She is now blam­ing the music piracy on her son, though the knock-off bags she freely admit­ted in the inter­view as pur­chas­ing them.

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