Understanding DMCA with help from Michelle Shocked

It is a chronically repeated theme—and therefore a widely held misconception—that the DMCA is solely a mechanism for rights holders to unilaterally and unequivocally remove […]

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Dawn of the Prankster

About two weeks ago, some disgruntled friends shared a story about Urban Outfitters apparently marketing a faded and blood-stained-looking Kent State college sweatshirt.  Then, in […]

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Thoughts on Leaked Steubenville Video

In response to the tragedy in Newtown, CT the idea was raised by news commentators and in the blogosphere that the names of people who […]

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Turning Down the Noise

One of the things I truly love about the Internet’s influence on human psychology is that there seems to be something about the act of […]

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Why isn’t the Internet breaking?

During the squabble over SOPA and PIPA, one of the underlying (and possibly just lying) PR bullets coming out of Silicon Valley was that the […]

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