Happy 10th birthday to Bit Torrent.
In 10 years, the technology has come into all kinds of interesting uses, legal and otherwise, eliminated the idea that any central authority can make content unavailable, and given inertia to the social understanding that replication cost for digital media is asymptotically close to zero, despite legal posturing to the contrary.
There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old’s life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other, of course, involves orcs.— Unknown
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