Archive for November, 2015

The one 18-minute video you have to see this year: Nina Paley’s “Copyright Is Brain Damage”.

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

I’ll keep this short, because the very best thing you can do right now is go watch this 18-minute video of Nina Paley giving a talk at TEDxMaastricht about exactly why she is a copyright abolitionist and how copyright abolition starts at home, especially for artists. It is by far the best, most eloquent explanation […]

Grammar As Proxy: The Experian Data Breach

Sunday, November 15th, 2015

I got a treeware letter recently from Experian explaining how one of their servers had been hacked and how my private data (name, address, Social Security number, phone number, birth date, etc) was likely obtained by criminal resellers. The letter was a little more euphemistic than that, but that’s basically what Experian was admitting. To […]