Don’t Copy That Floppy

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http://www.ninjaculture.com/media/001.asp

I can’t be certain that the widespread distribution of this video doesn’t represent a infringement of someone’s copyright, but considering the video is a public service message, maybe the copyright holders don’t care. With the ongoing struggle to find a balance between fair use and outright piracy, it seems appropriate to revive this 1992 rap classic from pop culture purgatory and spread the word of responsible computing anew. At the very least, access to the Internet should require viewing Don’t Copy That Floppy before venturing online, just to whisk away a few precious minutes of our lives before we all download P2P tools and run rampant pirating every piece of media that isn’t locked down with industrial strength DRM. If you actually find the video likeable, you can buy a copy, complete with lesson plans on responsible software use.

Editors Note: There is a strong possibility that something on the site with the video may be deemed offensive to people who are easily offended by sophomoric humor.


http://www.ninjaculture.com/media/001.asp
I can’t be certain that the widespread distribution of this video doesn’t represent a infringement of someone’s copyright, but considering the video is a public service message, maybe the copyright holders don’t care. With the ongoing struggle to find a balance between fair use and outright piracy, it seems appropriate to revive this 1992 rap classic from pop culture purgatory and spread the word of responsible computing anew. At the very least, access to the Internet should require viewing Don’t Copy That Floppy before venturing online, just to whisk away a few precious minutes of our lives before we all download P2P tools and run rampant pirating every piece of media that isn’t locked down with industrial strength DRM. If you actually find the video likeable, you can buy a copy, complete with lesson plans on responsible software use.
http://www.siia.net/estore/10expand.asp?ProductCode=DCF-92
Editors Note: There is a strong possibility that something on the site with the video may be deemed offensive to people who are easily offended by sophomoric humor.