My memory has just been sold.

The zombie technology of the magazine suffers the final insult: Mygazines.com, a magazine-sharing site. The hard part in nailing them for this blatant copyright

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Join us now and free the photos.

One of my other pastimes is Wikipedia. We’re all about the free-as-in-freedom content — not just no-cost with-permission, but wide-open to reuse, including commercially.

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The deaf watchmaker.

Sorry, EMI — fair use is possible in sound recordings. Even for duplicitous creationist nutters no sane person would want to be associated with.

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Au clair de la lune.

Hard disks are cheap; cultural preservation is forever. (Mind you, I still so so so want one of these.) Bonus: The earliest known sound

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Yak Shaving Day!

Exact Audio Copy is the Chuck Norris of CD rippers. It turned a rotted old demo CD-R by the Deadites (from back when CD-Rs

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You don’t own me.

It’s scientifically proven: keeping everything in copyright forever leads to a tragedy of the anticommons. (Despite Cliff Richard’s pleas on behalf of continuing royalties

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Fairy gold.

Yahoo is reimbursing its fairy gold victims, but people have finally noticed that just the same applies to iTunes. Apple are already messing about

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Shake the disease.

If you keep doing obnoxious things to lots and lots of people, they may start talking. And then you discover some of them are

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