Posts Tagged ‘save the whales’

An Invasion of Piracy

November 13, 2010

Yo ho ho and a bottle of root beer!  Okay, pirates come in all shapes and sizes…

But sometimes you just gotta wonder about the legitimacy of some…

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/39897648/ns/business-world_business/?gt1=43001

Here’s an instance of a person being pirated because of alleged pirating…

http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9134582/Analysis_1.92M_fine_in_music_piracy_case_could_hurt_RIAA

and of course, there is the threat of software piracy…

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/40045602/ns/technology_and_science-the_new_york_times

But I think that not all pirates are brandishing cutlass’ and carrying off booty.  Some are just keeping legitimate ideas from surfacing, and I think that is the worst type of pirate, the one that seems to be above such dastardly deeds, but actually causes more harm than good.  Check this out…

http://ourworld.unu.edu/en/plastic-to-oil-fantastic/

Changing plastic to oil would be way cooler than placing it in land fills…

Don’t you think?

Now who could possibly think this could be bad?  Exxon?  Naw…

peace.