The Trichordist Random Reader Weekly News & Links Sun Jul 15th

Grab the coffee! This past (two) weeks posts on The Trichordist: * Declaration Of Free Milk and Cookies * CopyLike.Org – It’s Not Stealing, Are You Sure? * Musician’s POV: Five Things Spotify (and others) Could Do Today to Level the Playing Field for Independent Artists * Second Nyan Cat Award Goes To The Fake Thomas Jefferson And… Continue reading The Trichordist Random Reader Weekly News & Links Sun Jul 15th

CopyLike.Org – It’s Not Stealing, Are You Sure?

http://copylike.org/ https://www.facebook.com/copylike Infringing our rights is OK, because it’s not stealing? Are you sure? Copyright protects things that aren’t physical, so we agree that downloading illegally is not technically “stealing”. But does that make it OK? We put our heart and soul into our work. It’s ours. If you copy our work without our permission,… Continue reading CopyLike.Org – It’s Not Stealing, Are You Sure?

CopyLike.Org – If You Like Open Source and Creative Commons

Check out this Organization: http://copylike.org/ https://www.facebook.com/copylike If you like open source software, or Creative Commons licensing, then you like copyright. Open source software relies on copyright to force all future development to remain open. Without copyright the orginal creator wouldn’t be able to stop people closing his code. Creative Commons licenses let us decode what… Continue reading CopyLike.Org – If You Like Open Source and Creative Commons

CopyLike.Org – Music is Free!

Check out this Organization: http://copylike.org/ https://www.facebook.com/copylike People often tell us:  “Find other ways of making money! Music is free!” Would you do your job for free? Why should musicians make their music for free and then find “other ways” to make money? Would you throw a plumber out of your house without paying? Would you… Continue reading CopyLike.Org – Music is Free!

CopyLike.Org – We Do This For The Love

Check out this Organization: http://copylike.org/ https://www.facebook.com/copylike We do this for the Love, But unfortunately the supermarket doesn’t accept love, they want money. You might have heard that music is very cheap to make these days and computers make everything easy, and you don’t even have to be able to sing. That’s partly true. Big businesses… Continue reading CopyLike.Org – We Do This For The Love

CopyLike.Org – Pay Creators Like You Pay Everyone Else

Check out this great organization: http://copylike.org/ https://www.facebook.com/copylike It looks like you don’t want to pay for us to create stuff you like. Why do you pay everyone else? Some people think there’s no harm in making illegal copies, and the price of copies of our work should be zero. They think only big companies love… Continue reading CopyLike.Org – Pay Creators Like You Pay Everyone Else

CopyLike.Org – Evil Corporations, We Don’t Like Them!

Check out this Organization: http://copylike.org/ https://www.facebook.com/copylike We know that there are evil corporations in the world. We don’t like them. With copyright laws, we get to decide who can use our work, and how much that have to pay for it. If we want, we can give it away for free to our favourite charity,… Continue reading CopyLike.Org – Evil Corporations, We Don’t Like Them!