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In this episode, we meet Peter Sunde, co-founder of The Pirate Bay. We discuss how he survives under the huge (and growing) fines placed on him after The Pirate Bay trials in Sweden, and find out that all may not be what it seems in the world of pirate fines
We also hear why Peter got into an argument with Creative Commons founder Larry Lessig – and whether Trump could be a good thing for world politics. How 4Chan, Anonymous and Wikileaks became players on the political stage, and how to survive in a world hitting ‘peak information.’
Finally, we return to the thorny issue of how to get creators paid in the emerging media landscape. Will we need a Universal Basic Income? Or does this just equate to a return to class society?
Steal This Show aims to release bi-weekly episodes featuring insiders discussing copyright and file-sharing news. It complements our regular reporting by adding more room for opinion, commentary, and analysis.
The guests for our news discussions will vary, and we’ll aim to introduce voices from different backgrounds and persuasions. In addition to news, STS will also produce features interviewing some of the great innovators and minds.
Host: Jamie King
Guest: Peter Sunde
Produced by Jamie King
Edited & Mixed by Riley Byrne
Original Music by David Triana
Web Production by Siraje Amarniss