Wednesday, February 02, 2005

a slight departure...

from my stated intention to focus on LA but thought this was worthy of a link. having spent the last few months thinking and writing about creative industries and the privatization of the public domain, this story is appalling. for an intelligent, insightful look at how corporations use intellectual property law as a blunt instrument to threaten, bully and litigate against what most would consider fair use of their assets, read david bollier's new book, Brand Name Bullies. and to learn more about the movement to re-think copyright protection, protect artists and authors, and allow for a freer, more flexible public domain, click here.


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