Powazek had some sympathy:

A couple times I almost felt sorry for her. And there were times when the cries of freedom coming from the crowd sounded like little more than selfish little privileged kids wanting to do what they want, when they wanted.

And then I remembered all those awful anti-piracy trailers they make us watch before the movies we paid to see, the total unabashed lie of their “we just wanna protect artists” line, and the way they want to make us pay over and over for the same content in multiple formats, and all my sympathy for the MPAA evaporated.

SEE ALSO: This blog’s piracy rant.