- The preservation of culture calls! Jennifer Finch of L7 always took a camera with her, as a young punk and on tour. And she’s got a metric shitload of material that needs scanning and preserving. Her Kickstarter has just reached its goal, but more money will help and there are rewards to score!
- DMCA spambots keep targeting dead sites. Really, the DMCA regime is denial-of-service spam at this point, and we need penalties for blatantly bogus bulk DMCA notices. These are supposed to be serious legal claims under penalty of perjury.
- Blockchains for music are failing even to lure in the copyright maximalists.
(The draft music chapter is up on my Facebook: first half, tweaked section, second half. Do feel free to stop by and nitpick. The book text has been considerably revised from even the Facebook text, which is fantastic and I am hugely grateful to the querulous nerds I call friends. Looks like I’m the sort of writer who has to revise things fifty-three times in front of a live studio audience …)
- The tinnitus is playing up again, this time intrusive enough I can’t concentrate when it’s quiet. I’m getting to understand how tinnitus can drive people to despair, ‘cos this is doing my head in. So reviews may be spotty for a while, and I’m off to the doctor tomorrow for a referral to do … something.
“Note the Polaroids at my feet.”