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post Tue 24th January 2012, 2:03pm
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<img alt="" height="1" width="1" />[b]Wikipedia Founder Talks SOPA, Receives Funding[/b]
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Wikipedia made bank this morning when the foundation received $1 million on stage during the Digital Life Design conference. This morning on the DLD stage, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales began a talk with VKontakte, the Russian Facebook, founder Pavel ...

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Wales had a message for Hollywood: “Let people buy what they want to buy.” He went on to give an example of how he had bought the first Star Wars film on blu-ray in Europe, but it wouldn’t play in the U.S. He tried to pay for it again on iTunes, but they don’t sell it here. He then said that it’s no wonder people pirate films when the industry makes it so hard to obtain them legally.


Did Jimmy just stick his foot in his mouth?

Notice that the guy he appeared with asked if Jimmy would take $1 million. Duh!
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Wales had a message for Hollywood: “Let people buy what they want to buy.” He went on to give an example of how he had bought the first Star Wars film on blu-ray in Europe, but it wouldn’t play in the U.S. He tried to pay for it again on iTunes, but they don’t sell it here. He then said that it’s no wonder people pirate films when the industry makes it so hard to obtain them legally.


Did Jimmy just stick his foot in his mouth?

Notice that the guy he appeared with asked if Jimmy would take $1 million. Duh!


Which is about how much the 6-film collection costs...again!
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