“… as if sharing a wealth of knowledge were the moral equivalent of plundering a ship and murdering its crew. But sharing isn’t immoral — it’s a moral imperative.” Aaron Swartz will always be a hero of mine for that time he almost freed five million articles from JSTOR.
After I posted three links to a video of a Dateline episode featuring a small Arizona religious group, two of the three hosts received DMCA take-down notices from the group’s lawyer and took down the video. So I pulled out my stenotype keyboard and made this quick transcript of the 40-minute program. Corrections welcome.
Paul Graham on property. His idea of property as that which “works” is slowly getting back to Max Stirner’s common-sense definition: “Whoever knows how to take, to defend, the thing, to him belongs property.”
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