Free Books!

Free Books!

Book-lovers, silent movie aficionados, lovers of the Jazz Age, rejoice! The summer is coming to an end, along with those long, lazy hours, so perfect for indulging in light vacation reading, or chilling in a dark room watching the silver screen. But pull your head up...
The Mickey Mouse Business of Copyright

The Mickey Mouse Business of Copyright

The Walt Disney Company is celebrating the 90th birthday of the world’s most famous rodent, Mickey Mouse(TM), with a TV special and an exhibit at a Manhattan gallery. Ever since he was first dreamed up by Uncle Walt nearly a century ago, his firm has been able...
Intellectual Property vs. the Internet

Intellectual Property vs. the Internet

In the future, September 11 may have another depressing association with infamy and loss. For on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, the European Parliament voted to wreck the internet. They authorized sweeping but ludicrously naive changes to how the net must fundamentally...
Good News for Book Lovers

Good News for Book Lovers

With hackers, surveillance, and security flaws everywhere, there seems to be little good news about the Internet these days. Therefore, when anything truly positive happens, it should be posted everywhere, if not actually shouted from the rooftops. Today, that rare...

The Right to Internet Access

How essential is the Net? How vital is access to the Internet at all times? Does being cut off impair or maybe even threaten modern life? If you’re one of the many who would argue that yes, the ability to get online is absolutely basic to life, work, society,...