Big Media Hates You. But Buy Our Stuff. Please? We Beg You.

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Unlike 99% of TV programming, the British sitcom The IT Crowd is generally hilarious, and the episode about a cannibalistic German cellist offers a particularly nice anti-piracy video in the first minutes. Notice that the murderous anti-piracy cop is from the FBI and not Scotland Yard even though this is a British show that takes place in Britain. (You need to click on this link since the embedding code was disabled by Youtube)

And if the truth behind the parody weren’t enough to drive you away from the merchants of lackluster tripe that are the major studios, @themediaisdying on Twitter linked to this explanatory graphic which outlines how non-pirated movies seek to maximize the inconvenience to the viewer.

10:52 pm on February 18, 2010