Monthly Archives: November 2011

Copyright wars: the center cannot hold

In the collision between the public and the centers of authority, no battleground is more savage than that over “intellectual property”:  that is, books, articles, news reports, images, movies, music.  For the last 20 years, copyright law has grown more … Continue reading

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Naked privates: Jeff Jarvis and the joy of publicness

My daughter played a display piano in our pharaonic shopping mall, and received five dollars from a passer-by:  a funny incident.  The next day, we related the story to our son who is away at school, but it was already … Continue reading

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