Honey jars

Something I refuse to believe is that the major publishers have the legal high ground; like everybody else, they probably are large scale copyright infringers too. So why not turn their own laws on them?

But how are you going to catch an infringing publisher? They are probably not going to use your software, your songs, your blog entries, your essays, your home movies.

Virus fighters use a technique called the honey pot: they put something out there that is too good to be missed. In the case of virusses, it’s a PC connected to the internet. Ah, a PC, thinks the virus, and tries to infect it. Instead, an alarm goes off and the virus fighters know there is a new virus out there.

What would a copyright honeypot look like?

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