Jacob Kaplan-Moss

7 items tagged “copyright”

📌 Stephen Colebourne's blog: Time-zone databse down

The consequences of bullshit IP law at work. This is terrifying. #

📌 Too Much Joy» Blog Archive » My Hilarious Warner Bros. Royalty Statement

To sum up: the music industry treats its artists like it treats its customers: like shit. This is why I don’t feel even a little twinge of remorse for pirating music. The sooner these asshat scumbags go out of business the better. #


Great mashup album. Donate some money for the inevitable DMCA suit. #

📌 A "Test Suite" of Fair Use Examples for Service Providers and Content Owners

Though the EFF prepared this “test suite” as part of the Youtube copyright debate, it’s actually a wonderful summary of some of the best of “remix culture.” #

📌 Maintaining Permissive-Licensed Files in a GPL-Licensed Project: Guidelines for Developers - Software Freedom Law Center

Important guidlines from the SFLC on how to properly relicense permissively-licensed (i.e. BSD/MIT) code. Good to see that something positive came out of the whole Atheros driver kerfuffle. #

📌 Dare to share | lawrence.com

A nice story about file-sharing culture here in Lawrence, with a cameo by Yours Truely. #

📌 lj19: Derivative Works

The best summary of what constitutes a “derivative work” in open source. It’s more complex than it needs to be :( #