Europe’s top court rules linking can infringe copyright if done for profit | TechCrunch

I agree with Kat’s comments most especially that copyright will go the way of privacy. But it probably won’t happen quickly enough…

A Kat and A Mouse

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I was a bit surprised to read this, since most decisions these days seem to be made in the opposite direction.

However, after thinking about it for a couple of days, I’m not sure that copyright is an idea that will last in this technological day and age.

I recently read another article about how companies are trying to tie technology to your biology – think cyborg, sort of.  So if something then becomes part of ‘you’ – what happens to the copyright?

I think that perhaps copyright will go the way of privacy.  We shall see. :-/

Link to the article below:

Europe’s top court has ruled that knowingly posting links to copyrighted material can be an infringement of rights holders’ rights — even though the copyrighted material in…

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Power to… the art of protest | Art and design | The Guardian

“In repressive states, the role of the artist is unambiguous: to assert the individual imagination, the singular power that all dictatorships fear.”

– with comments from Michael Elmgreen, Sarah Sze, Isaac Julien, & Doug Aitken

original photo taken from my flickr

via Power to… the art of protest | Art and design | The Guardian

Brexit

I’m pretty frustrated with the Brexit vote results.

Watching Nigel Farage scoop the credit for Leave’s win was frankly terrifying, the whole broadcast visual of him head bobbing, eyes blinking, spitting out his points with fist pumping applauding roaring white men acting as his chorus speaks even more clearly than his already intolerant words.

“If the predictions now are right this will be a victory for real people, a victory for ordinary people, a victory for decent people. We have fought against the multinationals, against the big merchant banks, against big politics, against lies against lies, corruption and deceit and today honesty and decency and belief in nation I think now is going to win.”

Well I’m not a Brit and I didn’t get a chance to vote in the referendum but that said I stand with those who lost this vote.

I offer an excerpt from the Guardian’s  Meet the 75%: the young people who voted to remain in the EU

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Well said Lucinda Jones. And I too am never more proud to be ‘exceptionally indecent’ than I am today.