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DLC | Blueprint Magazine | January 8, 2021
Cyber Piracy
By Shane Ham
Stealing off the Internet is not only illegal, it can cripple the future of e-commerce. That's why we must make it easier to buy content legally.

PPI | Policy Report | October 31, 2020
Confronting Digital Piracy: Intellectual Property Protection in the Internet Era
By Shane Ham and Robert D. Atkinson
If content piracy is made more difficult and content purchasing is made easier, content providers will be able to maintain viable business models even when competing with illegal free downloads on peer-to-peer networks.

DLC | Blueprint Magazine | July 12, 2020
Filtering E-Porn
By Robert D. Atkinson
Give parents, schools, and libraries the tools to protect our children.

PPI | Policy Report | May 1, 2020
Napster and Online Piracy
By Shane Ham and Robert D. Atkinson
Theft of intellectual property is just as wrong if done on the Internet as it is on a Xerox machine or VCR. And without laws and rules governing such behavior, the Internet will devolve toward anarchy, rather than evolve into a powerful tool for e-commerce and individual empowerment.

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