"The DMCA's unintended consequences on our rights to modify and repair the electronics we buy, and to remix and make fair use of copyright content could easily be fixed as part of a larger Copyright reform act."
Photographer Daniel Morel took riveting photos of the devastation caused by the January 2010 earthquake in Haiti. So riveting that the Agence France-Presse took them off Twitter and actually uploaded them to Getty Images.
Sweden has recognized file-sharing as a legitimate, officially sanctioned religion.
The Church of Kopimism (Get it? “Copy”-mism?) was recognized by the state just before Christmas.
Laugh if you like, but the “free-as-in-freedom” and copyleft crowds have long had a quasi-religious …