Cyber Fiction: Cory Doctorow and the rest of EFF are genuinely fighting for the rights of individuals, not to protect the profits of their corporate Silicon Valley benefactors. 671 more words
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@kayleighqueue: This Austin Nonprofit Is Changing the Way Local Musicians Get Paid — Artist Rights Watch
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Austin’s Black Fret, a 501 (c) (3) public charity increasingly has made waves in the Austin music community for how it supports local talent. In just a few short years, Black Fret has given more than $280,000 directly to Austin artists, including rising stars Shakey Graves, Dana Falconberry, and Wild Child.
As We Predicted: Outlaw Librarian of Congress Violates Obama Administration Rules On Online Polls for Policymaking
Email from Library of Congress announcing online Survey Monkey Poll (Research.net is owned by Survey Monkey). I was also able to submit a comment by “tunneling” to a machine with a non-US IP address. 754 more words
Must See: Google Transparency Project Posts the Google Freedom of Information Act Searchable Archive
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The Google Transparency Project is the only collection of public unclassified information about the depth of Google’s government capture. Managed by the Campaign for Accountability, the GTP has provided the public, and particularly artists, with a breathtaking level of detail about just how much access to the levers of government power–and we assume control–that Google has enjoyed, particularly during the administration of President Obama.
Trichordist Poll Results: New Register of Copyrights Should be Winged, Have Tooth Whistle, Launch Deep Sea Submersibles
Well not really. But it might as well be Boaty McBoatface. Word on the street is the Librarian of Congress intends to use an online Survey Monkey poll to select the “attributes” of a new Register of Copyright. 229 more words