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Compartiendo cultura gratuita (y de calidad)


Hace unos meses, Pepo Jiménez (aka @kurioso) compartía un increíble listado de recursos culturales disponibles en Internet a unos pocos clics de tu ratón. Coincidió también con una entrevista a Tim O’Reilly hablando de la piratería en libros: Piracy is not a real problem. The way I see it, there’s a lack of need for any legislation at all. As a publisher, I have a very deep experience here, and the fact is that piracy is not a significant problem. Yes, there are people who are pirating my books, there are people who are sharing links to places where they can be downloaded. But the vast majority of customers are willing to pay if the product is widely available and the price is fair. If you have a relationship with your customers, and they know you’re doing the right thing, they will support you. The people who are pirating are most likely the people who would never give you a nickel to begin with. Piracy serves people on the fringes who are not being served adequately by legitimate markets. Frankly, if people in Romania can download my books and enjoy them, more power to them. They weren’t going to pay […]

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