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The ‘Yes Men’ release doc on BitTorrent

Self described 'anti-corporate activist-pranksters' The Yes Men have turned to peer-to-peer file sharing site BitTorrent for a release of the Renegade Pictures documentary The Yes Men Fix the World. The Yes Men activists got themselves into legal trouble with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in the film and to avoid cutting that particular scene, The Yes Men released a re-cut version by Vodo, a new U.S. distributor that works with peer-to-peer networks.
July 28, 2010

Self described ‘anti-corporate activist-pranksters’ The Yes Men have turned to peer-to-peer file sharing site BitTorrent for a release of the Renegade Pictures documentary The Yes Men Fix the World. The Yes Men activists got themselves into legal trouble with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in the film and to avoid cutting that particular scene, The Yes Men released a re-cut version by Vodo, a new U.S. distributor that works with peer-to-peer networks.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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