Comedian and author Russell Brand often gets attention in the viral blogosphere for saying shocking things -- most recently, he hit headlines calling for a political revolution to reject the current systems and hierarchies that favor the privileged.
Giving away his work for free seems to be along a similar anti-capitalist vein. Brand's latest DVD, "Messiah Complex," is available to purchase for £10 ($16.40) from Amazon and the BBC Shop, and he tweeted both those links. But the first link he provided was to a Pirate Bay proxy for the torrent (allowing UK users to circumvent ISP-level blocks to the Pirate Bay main site). … Read more