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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...
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How To Be a Dick & Sue Every “Parental Plagiarist”

Got a parental trick and you're annoyed that someone else is using it? The Onion presents a parody video on how to patent parenting tricks...
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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...
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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...
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Encryption 101 with John Oliver

Everything you do online is protected using encryption. And making a deliberate backdoor for the government to get in means everyone else can exploit...
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Creativity is Remix. But We Still View It As Property

Ideas don't have the boundaries of the physical world. The pool of creation is entagled, full of layers that go back centuries. And because...
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Creativity Means Copying: Edison, Ford, Jobs – They All Did It

Apple borrowed from Xerox, Ford combined existing technology and Edison improved on existing lightbulbs. Magic and myth are not part of creation. We always...
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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.
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John Oliver Challenges You to Speak Out for Net Neutrality Once...

The new Communications Commission wants Net Neutrality gone, even though the FCC delivered strong Net Neutrality rules just 2 years prior. So John Oliver...
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Why Our Intellectual Property System Becomes Slowly Obsolete

When technology gets cheaper and more people have access to it, the concept of 20 year cycle we envisioned in the XIX century goes...