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Swingin' Utters + Copyrights at Geno's
How often is itold school SoCal punk bands tourMaine? Bring your steel toes. Geno's | Portland | Swingin' Utters + Copyrights | 8 pm |...
| September 08, 2010
With plans for a downtown mural, Shepard Fairey returns to Providence
It is a rather unremarkable collection of bricks at the moment: an exterior wall at the back of Trinity Repertory Company’s Pell Chafee Performance Center in downtown Providence.
| June 18, 2010
Does not compute
Though he’s infamous for his aversion to computers, McCain is actually no Luddite.
Will our next president be a geek hero or a guy who doesn’t e-mail?
| October 29, 2008
Plunder, pillage, and profit
When Napster, invented by a Northeastern freshman, threw the music industry into chaos in 1999, Steve Jobs didn’t panic. He saw an opportunity.
A provocative new book suggests big business could learn from piracy and youth culture
| January 16, 2008
Free culture: what it is, why it matters
“Copyright law has successfully stopped artists in the past from releasing sample-based works, but I don't think anything could stop me from making it," says Gregg Gillis, a/k/a Girl Talk.
Copyright reform in the digital age
| November 19, 2007
The following review of Good Copy Bad Copy does not appear in the Phoenix ’s film section.
A free must-see movie
| June 26, 2007
Mic and the mechanics
At first blush, it was tempting to mock the 2007 National Free Culture Conference.
National Free Culture Conference has a wiki good time
| May 30, 2007
Fight the man with digicams
It depends on your perspective.
Day against DRM
| September 21, 2006
A fellow critic cops a plea
Paul Sherman, a long-time contributing critic for the Boston Herald , film editor at the Improper Bostonian , and former president of the Boston Society of Film Critics, pleaded guilty to aiding and abetting copyright infringement in a San Jose, Califo
| June 28, 2006
Get it while you can
A couple of months ago, a man with the screen name x-amount logged on to Recidivism.org , the blog he maintains with a few of his friends, and made a pronouncement.
Will sites like YouTube and The Hype Machine go the route of Napster?
| June 12, 2006
In it to win it
When two Swarthmore students published information about major security flaws in Diebold e-voting machines, the corporation rattled its swords, claiming copyright infringement.
Some of EFF’s recent legal victories
| February 09, 2006
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