Like Tim O'Reilly says, obscurity is a bigger threat to writers than piracy. Saying people can share or remix your work decreases the chance of obscurity. (ref needed)

- (May 29, 2009) can't believe I missed - The Value of Openness in An Attention Economy
- cf also usgae stats from MIT that Mike sent in email

Note to self: would the question be usefully distributed to the OER mailing list?