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Author Topic: WHO’S AFRAID OF THE PIRATE ACT? Not Joan Martinez  (Read 655 times)

Offline ChrisSmolinski

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WHO’S AFRAID OF THE PIRATE ACT? Not Joan Martinez
« on: November 27, 2019, 1305 UTC »
"That seems to be the thing that Winston and supporters of the PIRATE Act are missing: if you want to crack down on illegal broadcasting, why not make it easier for people to broadcast legally in the first place, as opposed to punishing them for working outside of a rigged system?"

Full article: https://www.theverge.com/2019/11/26/20978243/pirate-act-radio-stations-law-legislation-fcc-haitian-dj-joan-martinez
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Re: WHO’S AFRAID OF THE PIRATE ACT? Not Joan Martinez
« Reply #1 on: December 04, 2019, 0345 UTC »
Here, Here!







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Re: WHO’S AFRAID OF THE PIRATE ACT? Not Joan Martinez
« Reply #2 on: December 04, 2019, 0438 UTC »
If pirates could broadcast legally, they wouldn't be pirates, they would be required to follow some basic rules, and the luster would soon fade.



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