What do you do when you face millions dollars in fines for committing a crime that didn’t necessarily hurt anyone? (Though it does hurt an industry.) If you’re Pirate Bay co-founder Peter Sunde, you make an art project that highlights how ridiculous those fines seem.
Disquiet Junto Project 0111: Acts of Commons
Over at i09.com, Ria Misra hosted Georgetown law professor Rebecca Tushnet in an excellent discussion about the future of transformative works, notably fan fiction and mashups. The site's readers posted questions to Tushnet, which she responded to in depth — this was no rapid-fire Reddit AMA. Given io9's focus on…
RIAA-fan Biden's influence in the Obama administration may be larger than anticipated, at least when it comes to file sharing: His good pals with RIAA and BSA connections keep getting Department of Justice's seats.