Brewster Kahle Gets Another Tillis-Gram For Internet Archive’s National Emergency Ripoff, this Time with Added Songs and No Mechanicals

Download a copy here June 10, 2020 Mr. Brewster Kahle Founder and Digital Librarian Internet Archive 300 Funston Avenue San Francisco, CA 94118 Dear Mr. Kahle: I write to you again as Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Intellectual Property. In my April 8, 2020 letter, I expressed my concern that the Internet […]

Pandemic: @Music_Canada COVID Study Sets the Gold Standard for Reopening Data-Driven Policy

MusicCanada commissioned an outstanding survey by Abacus Data using serious data-driven methodology to credibly measure the Canadian public’s experience with the COVID shut down of live music and expectation for reopening.  Instead of glorified “Who’s Hot”-level casual polls you see cropping up here and there, The Locked-Down Blues: Canadians, Live Music and the Pandemic sets the […]

VE Day in Norway

At midnight of 8 May 1945, German military forces in Norway surrendered to the Allies.  On 10 May this fellow in a kilt, aka Lt. Col. F.R.G. “Bobby” Chew of the Seaforth Highlanders accepted the surrender of German land forces in Norway from General de Boer: Upon accepting the German surrender, Bobby took command of […]

The Dog that Didn’t Bark: Supervoting Shares Explains How Zuckerberg Just Sent a Chill Through Facebook’s Boardroom

You’ll probably see coverage on some radical moves that Mark Zuckerberg has made at Facebook–and let’s focus on the grammar of that sentence.  One person has essentially fired or replaced everyone in the senior leadership of a public company who disagreed with him.  He’s not letting a good crisis go to waste.  Here’s the ins […]