Michael Moore Tacitly OK’s Pirating Of His Latest Film

Oct 7th, 2008 | By | Category: Digital Video Downloads, Internet TV, Video

Michael Moore appears to be using bootlegging to ensure distribution of his latest film, Slacker Uprising, outside the US and Canada. 

Torrentfreak reports that the film is actively being shared on bitTorrent around the world, despite only being freely available from the official source to people in the US and Canada.

“What do you think I’m up to? I know it may not be obvious to most, but I think you guys get it,” said Moore. “I only own the US and Canadian rights. So my hands are tied. But this is the 21st century. What are ‘geographical rights’ ?”

“If I buy a book and read it, and then give you the book to read, I have broken no laws,” adds Moore. “Why is that not true for all media?”

“Is it wrong for someone who’s bought a film on DVD to let a friend watch it for free? Of course it’s not. It never has been and never will be. I think information, art and ideas should be shared.”

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