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http://diasporadical.com/2010/12/16/time-person-of-the-year-is-zuckerberg-not-assange/ http://www.hulu.com/watch/202005/saturday-night-live-a-message-from-mark-zuckerberg It was really only a few years ago that everything I produced was Copyright All Rights Reserved. Then I met Jay Dedman. Then I met Micki Krimmel. Then I met Jon Phillips. Then I met Richard Stallman. Then I timidly dipped my toe in the waters of Creative …

Secondary Creators

I’ve already said a lot about Free Culture. I just want to make 2 finer points: the one made by Julian Sanchez of the Cato Institute in his video above, and another slight variation on this idea of “secondary creators.” Copyright is a cultural compromise: instead of letting a culture …

Violet Blue

SAN FRANCISCO, 22 February — Journalist, sex-blogger, and author of Open Source Sex Violet Blue has had her work “restricted” by Flickr. Flickr has decided, without cause, not exactly to “take down,” but to “restrict” the content, the online identity, the resume, the persona, the web2.0 presence, that she has …

Free Culture

One semester in my undergraduate program at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, I took a GE psychology class. And one weekend we took the KCR (Kowloon-Canton Railway) out to the New Territories to participate in a “Mother Earth Fair.” We were not normal participants selling food or crafts …