Considering the courts seem to put stock in these "agreements" whose intent is to escape notice and that are never actually agreed to for reasons I can't begin to fathom, I really don't see why the worsening trend of "sign away all your rights and just trust us" is nothing to worry about.
But, Tor works by putting your envelope inside another envelope. Then you mail the letter to someone and that person opens it and mails your letter for you to your destination. So, when you send your original letter, is the envelope inside not content?
It would help but you still have the issue of copyright preventing competition. If you want to watch game of thrones, you can choose from any supplier you want, as long as it's the one with the monopoly on showing game of thrones, etc ad nausium
The numbers do not add up in any way that could benefit consumers realistically if looked at on it's own.
What isn't mentioned in the article is that cable tv is currently usually bundled with Internet and phone services here in Canada from the same provider and the expectation is that the other services will be universally ramped up among the 3 providers to "compensate" for all the loses they are going to be taking from this. All they have done is given them an excuse to jack up prices. As though they needed one.
Yeah just like how no one can make a cartoon Mouse or Duck now because disney has a trademark on Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck right? You couldn't have like Mighty Mouse or Daffy Duck or something, Disney could shut them down because it uses a common animal name that is part of Disney's trademark. Makes complete sense. The only reason they haven't been shut down is because they didn't bother to go to court over it. They should have picked different names for those characters because those animals are reserved...
They keep getting made because of all the money the mafiaa dudes have poured into anti-piracy propaganda. A significant amount of people have no real perspective on the issue of piracy, and instead there is a sort of believe system that starts with the axiom that piracy is a massive loss of money, and goes from there.