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So I'm standing next to RoboScoble at last night's Stirr mixer. Another partygoer brings up some big argument the blogosphere is having with itself over photo copyrights. Scoble gives his standard line: "Go ahead, steal my stuff. Do whatever you want with it!" Guy No. 1 responds, "Yeah you say that, but if everyone did steal all your stuff how would you pay your mortgage in Half Moon Bay?" Pause. Smirk. Scoble's reply: "That is how I pay my mortgage." There's a big lesson here for all of us, and I think it's: Robert Scoble has a house in Half Moon Bay. (Photo by Paul Boutin. Go ahead and steal it, but that doesn't mean I think Lane Hartwell should give it away, too.)