I’d like to thank everyone who took the time to write comments in response to my op-ed in the New York Times on February 8th. I read them all (yes, really) and, not only were there many thoughtful and constructive comments, but the totality provided a diverse array of opinions that were interesting to consider and understand.
mk: Of course, there are some who insist on arguing that existing copyright law has become overbearing. But how can the laws be overbearing when they are utterly incapable of responding to offshore pirate sites that even SOPA/PROTECT IP opponents acknowledge are a problem?
Because they are not exclusive. You can have over-bearing copyright law and offshore piracy.
Sherman might be less surprised if he realized that his opposition doesn't think the RIAA is operating in good faith.