Originally posted 2006-07-05 18:45:34. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
I complain a lot in this space about the ruthless expansion of IP “rent seeking,” i.e., the attempt to snag “rights” wherever possible in “space” previously considered free and open for the imagination and for cultural interaction, you know?
But looking back on this article from 1998, I realize that although at the time it seemed scary, it hasn’t worked out all that badly for us. Right? Of course right.