Twelve seconds of audio made podcaster Jesse Brown famous. It was the unceremonious end to a telephone interview with then-Minister of Industry Jim Prentice, in regards to Bill C-61 — an ill-fated attempt at bringing DMCA-style copyright laws to Canada…
“Secret copyright treaty leaks. It’s bad. Very bad.”
This was the headline used by Cory Doctorow to break the news about ACTA to an unsuspecting Internet on November 3rd, 2009…
To give you an idea of how hardcore The Linux Outlaws are, they’ve put together their very own Linux distribution. Top that!
While the big media companies struggle with copyright laws that are arguably irrelevant, modern makers of media are served well with two alternatives — the GPL for software and Creative Commons for content.
When I first heard about Jonathan Zittrain’s The Future of The Internet And How To Stop It I wasn’t too impressed — I figured it was another one of those “technology will destroy us all” diatribes and summarily dismissed it.
Boy was I ever wrong.