I’m a little late to this to say the least, but I recently ran across this 2011 video from one of the ‘IP Breakfast’ workshops that Drew Clarke used to run. In it, you can find Bruce Lehman, Clinton point man on the major IP treaties of the 1990s; Loren Yager, main author of the Government Accountability Office (GAO) report on the costs of IP infringment (which was notable for saying that nobody knew what they were); Steven Siwek, the copyright industry’s chief economist for maximizing claims of harm from piracy; Matt Robinson from anti-piracy outfit Attributor (now Digimarc); Morgan Reed from software trade group the Association for Competitive Technology; and Sean Flynn from American University (and one of the contributors to the Media Piracy report).
Basically, it turns into a free-for-all about the Piracy report, with Steven Siwek defending his methods, Bruce Lehman parsing what it meant for the US to be a pirate nation in the 19th century, and Sean parrying with both of them and also some angry guy in the audience making accusations of anti-americanism, anti-commerc(ism?), and–I think I heard this right– pro-Viking(ism), which has something to do with pillaging. Sadly, Sean did not address that part. Anyway, it’s a nice time capsule of IP debates circa early 2011 (pre SOPA).