Archive | November, 2001

Copyright, Fair Use, Free Speech

SiliconValley.com asks “Whatever happened to fair use?” and provides a nice overview of the issues at play between the record industry, which wants to control exactly when and how you listen to their product, and the listener, who just wants to pay $15 and be left alone to listen, rip and burn that CD however […]

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Wired News reports on CNN.com

Wired News reports on CNN.com banning the word/s “Indymedia” and its variants from its chat rooms. I had read the initial story on Indymedia but somehow it didn’t register with me — I’m glad to see Wired follow up on it and take the issue seriously. I think it is interesting and laudable that several […]

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