Forget suing individual pirates: how about naming and shaming them on Facebook, complete with a photo? That’s what fantasy author Terry Goodkind has done, enraged at discovering his self-published new novel had been seeded on pirate sites by an identifiable user. A spot of detective work later, and Goodkind posted their photo, Twitter handle and a few other details on his Facebook page. “We hope the price of fame is worth the cost of your infamy,” wrote Goodkind. His decision has sparked a debate about the rights and wrongs of the action though: just desserts for a pirate, or unedifying online vigilantism?

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