Pirates and the CIA

Ken Silverstein talks to a “former senior CIA officer” regarding our response to the resurgence of real-world honest-to-god hijacking-ships-at-gunpoint piracy. His source makes the case that Thomas Jefferson handled things better 200 years ago.

(This is why I try to use the term bootlegging when discussing casual downloading and sharing of copyrighted material. Piracy is a violent crime.)

Thursday, 9 April 2009