I go there

Catching up on my RSS feeds, I enjoyed reading this post by Darren Barefoot about the “restricted cat” (or cougar), an oddly innocuous and kid-sweet warning about impending adult-only content: Watching that cute pre-picture cat reminded me of when we lived in Hermosillo, Mexico in the late 90’s. We went to a lot of movies […]

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Participation as Piracy

Way overdue as a pointer, but a couple weeks back Adrian Johns paid a visit to UBC, giving a very rich talk entitled “The Intellectual Property Defense Industry and the Crisis of Information”. Dr. Johns’ abstract sums it up quite well: With the rise of the information economy has come the development of an industry […]

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Piracy

the pirate bay conspiracy, shared CC by narghee-la A crony sent me notice of this talk happening next week here at UBC: Adrian Johns: “The Intellectual Property Defense Industry and the Crisis of Information” October 20, 2011 – 5:00pm; Dodson Room (302) I. K. Barber Learning Centre With the rise of the information economy has […]

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