☞ Public Information
By webmink on Dec 20, 2009
I've no comment on whether this is good or bad, but it's worth keeping in mind that under a draconian global copyright enforcement regime, it might become a serious issue to breach ludicrous "copyright" measures imposed by other countries for political or religious reasons. It's not just about music and movies...
Buy the public domain a holiday gift! Once again Carl Malamud has had a great idea. This time it's how to work around the issue that the US National Archive isn't making these videos freely available on the internet. Buy just one of these public domain DVDs and Carl will copy it to a public server for all to enjoy.
It seems that the instinctive reactions of human beings driven to fighting for their freedom (rightly or wrongly) follow a pattern that can be analysed and forecast.