why does it have to be either or to some people?
If I can get something I want, and no one is offering it up to me at a nominal fee, I find nothing wrong with taking a free copy of said item. legally it might be wrong, morally, fuck them for not letting me access something I would gladly pay for if they would let me.
Content owners could have got paid if they didnt do that
If people want to read his stuff, there is a section in the site under the user name that allows him to write his crap, and his friends to see his crap.
He could actually post useful info, but the abuse is what is turning me off and i would wager many others