Tag: copyright

Copyright on the Farm

By MC Forelle This article is based off of the work recently published by the author in New Media and Society, titled “Copyright and the modern car: Colliding…

Google’s Empire: The Science Fiction of Power

“For as long as I can remember, I always wanted to make a film about libraries,” explains Ben Lewis, the director of Google and the World Brain (2013)….

Do We Inherit Abandoned Game Worlds?

When you’re playing an online game and it gets shut down, typically a message flashes on the screen that says something like: “You have been disconnected from the…

Cultural appropriation: Against inspiration?

This blog post comes from a debate organised by the University of Manchester Anthropology undergraduate society. The title of the debate was “This house believes cultural inspiration is…

28. Trans-Pacific Partnership a threat to internet freedom

via Liberationtech ‏@Liberationtech 31m31 minutes ago #TPP Deal Signed in #NewZealand is a Threat to Your Internet Freedom The Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal was signed by New Zealand…

25. Digital rights activists vs. Trans-Pacific Partnership: a field-theoretical analysis

This is the 25th post in the freedom technologists series Keynote to the conference “Media, culture and change across the Pacific: perspectives from Asia, Oceania and the Americas”…

23. Freedom technologists bibliography

Freedom Technologists: Digital Activism and Political Change in the 21st Century (working title), Chapter 2, Freedom Technologists Annotated bibliography (see Doc version here) In this working biblio…