Every Hollywood Movie Score is a Remix

From Transformers to Battlestar Galactica, from Alice in Wonderland to Guardians of the Galaxy, Hollywood movie scores tend to sound pretty similar. This has to...

Debunking Piracy and Popular Industry Claims In 3 Minutes

Think the industry tells you the truth about piracy? Those 750.000 "lost jobs"? Those declining revenues? The "bad" Game of Thrones piracy? It's all...

Zombies: When Lack of Copyright Gives Life to Culture

George Romero's "Night of the Living Dead" is a perfect example of what happens if ideas are not owned. First, as was the case...

Music Has Always Been a Remix

Led Zeppelin were master remixers. And they're not alone. Remix is what is most produced by the entertainment industry. And that's OK. Everything is...

The Irony of Disney Forever Owning Remixed Stuff

Wondered how awesome it would be to legally make a new Star Wars movie? Or to remix Disney's movies? Well ya can't. Even if both...

Upload Filters are Already Broken

The European Union plans for introducing a mandatory censorship machine to filter all uploads. Unfortunately, even if “there is scientific consensus that Article 13 cannot...

The Shape of Water: An Ode to Other Movies

The Oscar winning movie "The Shape of Water" was influenced by other works before it. The old trope of a human falling in love...

Net Neutrality Explained in 3 Minutes

The internet is astonishing and that's because of rules and standards that manage how it works. One of these rules is Net Neutrality: treating...

Everyone Copies: Just Like Michelangelo or Van Gogh

Copying older works was considered a valuable skill until very recently. Even great artists had to first learn and improve their skills. And what...

John Oliver Explains Surveillance

John Oliver needs no introduction. And if you ever wondered about how much data unregulated government surveillance programs collect... well here's a short intro.