"Every time a new media technology has been made available, it has always been 'abused'. This is the price we pay for progress. Winners will be those who are able to use the new technology to their advantages and losers those who missed this development and continue to follow old business models..."
This may seem obvious to us working on the web, but what astonished me is that this is not coming from a tech savvy Silicon Valley insider, but from a Swiss government statement regarding online digital piracy. Hey congress, listen and learn. (I'm trying to find an additional trusted source for this as I am not aware of torrentfreak.com's creditability.)