Megan: You love specific. Don: But I have no idea what’s going on out there. Mad Men, “Lady Lazarus” written by Matthew Weiner You may have heard that Google announced that it was going to start pushing down in search results links to websites for which Google receives reliable DMCA notices. Google also acknowledged it […]
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We’ve all heard the news that Google is proposing to downgrade rogue sites in search results. Since the phrase “rogue sites” has had a number of meanings attributed to it, what it seems to mean in this particular case is a site for which Google has received large numbers of credible takedown notices. Except for […]
MTP readers will remember the absurd “studies” commissioned by Industry Canada in 2007 that purported to show that piracy is good for us. The world has changed considerably since 2007, and fashion accessories are beginning to change, too, like trading in luxury cars for an ankle bracelet or paying $500,000,000 fines for illegal drug ads. […]
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“[W]hen it comes to the internet, there’s always someone in the middle, especially when it comes to handling the money.” Wired Magazine Call me cynical, but I always keep an eye on Friday afternoon press releases–Friday afternoons are the great graveyard of bad news. Google announced on August 10 (Friday) that they are doing something I […]
I heard a rather amazing statement the other day from an artist: Twitter is the new artist manager. Yes, when an artist has a question, just ask Twitter and you will get an answer. So. Who would you rather have as your manager? This one: Or this one?
The brilliant Adland has a great post highlighting this YouTube parody of the Megavideo (see “Kim Dotcom propaganda song vs the Premissionless Innovation Remix – Lessig Edition“) and has the usual insightful commentary from @dabitch, a favorite of ours. Also see another great post, “How Google makes money off human trafficking and piracy”
VIPER (to Maverick) You’ll pick up your RIO when you get to the ship, and if you don’t, give me a call. I’ll fly with you. Top Gun, written by Jim Cash & Jack Epps, Jr. _________________________________________ Pretty soon after I started writing MTP I ran across this amazing column at the Guardian. The first […]