Can we just ban the MPAA already? It’s not really doing much of anything that’s particularly useful. Hollywood Loves a Sequel — But Really, SOPA 2? | Electronic Frontier Foundation.
I’ve written a number of articles that haven’t been put out for public consumption. You see, when the world goes mad, it can be like a minefield when you try to shine a light on it. You are never completely sure when you might take a wrong step and have everything blow up in your face. And yet, silence isn’t a viable option. Continue reading
“That means that all these examples from 1955 are only the tip of the iceberg. If the pre-1978 law were still in effect, we could have seen 85% of the works created in 1983 enter the public domain on January … Continue reading
A few people have asked why I haven’t been posting a lot about the Occupy movement. After all, I have a blog and I don’t seem to be afraid to use it. It’s not like I don’t have opinions on the matter. So I figured I’d take a few moments and touch on a few things. Continue reading
You: doing more with less. Corporate profits: Up 22 percent. The dirty secret of the jobless recovery. I was on this roller coaster not too long ago. It sucks. If anything soured me on the idea of the righteousness of … Continue reading
The tail ended up wagging the dog…and that never works out well. The Day the Movies Died: Movies + TV: GQ.
The big talking point around the interwebs lately has surrounded the Google/Verizon (GooVer) net neutrality proposal–or, at least their version of net neutrality. While it’s good to talk and to vent, that doesn’t actually accomplish much unless you are talking and venting to the right people. Continue reading
Other than my general disdain for travelling, it’s the invasive and fee-happy airlines who are a big reason why I don’t travel. Steph in the City: If the Airline Loses Your Baggage, It Should Refund the Fee.
We’re are obviously in need of some re-think on this. As a content creator, it’s no small thing. From Dickens to digitization: How technology killed copyright.
No, it’s not your imagination. The middle class has been getting increasingly poorer since the 70s. Elizabeth Warren: America Without a Middle Class.
If FoxNews didn’t kill non-biased journalism in the U.S., this will. At The Dallas News, a New “Bold Strategy”: Section Editors Reporting to Sales Managers – Dallas News – Unfair Park.
Thoughts on the first day of competition at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, China, including women’s basketball, fencing, equestrian, and team handball. Continue reading