WE are THEY
Just watched the Lessig “wireside chat” on changing copyright, remix culture and fair use. Yes, THAT presentation: the one that was dubiously silenced by Warner Music Group but has since had its audio returned. Another entertaining and inspirational presentation from the master. I support his clarion call for people to fight back using the tools that gave them a voice in the first place, the tools that already have Old Media gnashing its teeth. Many might ask how.
Japan also has some draconian, DMCA-style copyright laws (remember when JASRAC forced YouTube to pull 30,000 clips?). If you want to become active, you might want to start by looking at:
Pick up the phone.