I hadn’t surfed through Mindjack before, but this is a great essay: Piracy is Good. Subtitled
How Battlestar Galactica killed broadcast TV, the piece runs through the concept of hyperdistribution (BitTorrent swarming, basically…though any Internet distribution mechanism suffices), and shows how this tech turns broadcast programming and advertising models on their head. Nothing new for the uber-geeks out there, but a good overview, especially for those unfamiliar with the specifics.
Thanks to reddit for the link.