Neil Gaiman On Internet Piracy: ‘It’s An Incredibly Good Thing’

This interview is almost a year old now, but it’s no less relevant that in the wake of the internet blackout to protest SOPA and PIPA on January 18th. Beloved author Neil Gaiman (Anansi Boys, Sandman, Neverwhere) speaks in defense of internet piracy, something he once feared, saying that it has actually helped his book sales. posted on

“People were discovering me through being pirated. And then they were going out and buying the real books, and when a new book would come out in Russia it would sell more and more copies.”

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