Fri, 03 Jan 2003 18:31:30 GMT

Why RIAA Keeps Getting Hacked. The Recording Industry Association of America already has a target on its back because of its take-no-prisoners stance on file sharing and piracy. That explains why its site gets hacked so much. But why does it continue to be so easy? By Michelle Delio. [Wired News]

I think this is fairly obvious. If you set yourself antagonistically toward people who want things to operate otherwise, then you are likely to generate negative impacts upon your organization precisely from those groups that you seek to antagonize. Asserting your right to property against people who have other claims toward it usually ends in bloodshed, or on the net it ends up with defacement, etc.