Our Songs = Your Photos & Privacy : After a Week of “Whack-a-Mole” Reddit Bans Celebrity Photo Forums

So how’s that DMCA working now? We’ve written about this before in our posts “My Songs = Your Instagram Photos” and “Two Simple Facts about Technology and Piracy : iTunes Vs. YouTube.” Now Reddit experiences what musicians have been dealing with directly for over a decade, the flawed arguments of ignoring consent online. Reddit community… Continue reading Our Songs = Your Photos & Privacy : After a Week of “Whack-a-Mole” Reddit Bans Celebrity Photo Forums

Real Censorship | nycRUEN

During the protests against the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), critics of the legislation portrayed its process of identifying foreign black market domains and then blocking them from gaining easy profits from, and access to, the US online audience, as “censorship” — full stop. … It bothers me that representatives from Google or the EFF,… Continue reading Real Censorship | nycRUEN

The Trichordist Random Reader News & Links Sun May 6

Grab the Coffee! Probably the biggest story of the week is the UK has ordered it’s ISP’s to block access to The Pirate Bay, the BBC reports: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-17894176 You may recall that The Pirate Bay lost their final appeal back in February and are headed to jail, Time reports: http://techland.time.com/2012/02/01/pirate-bay-founders-lose-supreme-court-appeal-going-to-jail/ Here is an insightful editorial… Continue reading The Trichordist Random Reader News & Links Sun May 6