BoingBoing co-editor Cory Doctorow remembers Internet activist Aaron Swartz, and talks about how freedom isn't built in to the technologies we use.
He's the ultimate overnight success. But like most, success wasn't overnight at all. In fact, it was 15 years from drawing on the back of business cards in bars to transforming corporate language and branding for Fortune 100 companies.
In an interesting reversal on usual Internet copyright disputes, file-sharing site Megaupload is taking Universal Music Group to court.
UPDATE: The filing is now official; you can read the whole thing online as a PDF.
Megaupload’s Mega Song commercial is …
How much is your personal data worth? Will photos you post on Facebook or your Foursquare check-in data get you into trouble in five years’ time? In one of the standout talks at this week’s O’Reilly Strata Summit, author and …