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Lawrence Lessig: Net neutrality "most likely dead as a political movement"

"We were supposed to be celebrating," Lawrence Lessig was telling the National Conference on Media Reform (NCMR).  But by then -- Friday morning, the Seaport...
By Carly Carioli  |  April 12, 2011
In Boston, #NCMR11 re-energized 2,000+ in the national movement for media reform

In Boston, #NCMR11 re-energized 2,000+ in the national movement for media reform

Over 2,000 media reformers traveled from all over the country this weekend for the National Conference for Media Reform, hosted by media reform advocacy group...
By Liz Pelly  |  April 12, 2011

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
By JOE BERNARDI  |  November 19, 2007

Stealing culture

The following review of Good Copy Bad Copy does not appear in the Phoenix ’s film section.
A free must-see movie
By MIKE MILIARD  |  June 26, 2007

Anybody can edit

Wikipedians postulate and congratulate their way into the future of the Internet.
A weekend of Wikimania

Wikimania 2006 hits Cambridge

In just five years the humble wiki, a Web page that can be added to, excised from, and otherwise edited by pretty much anyone with an Internet connection, has fundamentally changed the way humans learn and communicate.
Making it stick
By MIKE MILIARD  |  August 02, 2006


Does your life suck?

In this pixelated alternate world account holders aren’t users, they’re “residents.” In this world, you can fly. You can “teleport.” You can’t drown. You do not age. You can have an awkward version of cyber-sex. Watch the Second Life trailer (QuickTi
In the MySpace-meets- Matrix online world of Second Life , everyone is sexy, real money flows, and pixels are the only limitation
By CAMILLE DODERO  |  July 17, 2006