History of piracy, reviewed by EFF’s senior copyright lawyer 
Along the way, you’ll be reminded that today’s debates have historical roots in controversies over computer hacking, phone phreaking, home taping, and ultimately the 1920s patent-law rebellions against AT&T. This is history every interested copy-fighter, patent reformer, and netizen needs to…
The Daily Routines of Famous Creative People | Podio
Discover how some of the world’s greatest minds organized their daily routines. We delved into their diaries and other documents to see how they worked, slept and exercised their way to success.
Public radio station in NYC won’t air “Howl” for fear of the FCC
The FCC’s war on dirty words is having a chilling effect — even WBAI Pacifica, the radical radio station in NYC, is scared of airing Allen Ginsberg’s magnificent poem, Howl.
“Why, 50 years later after a judge ruled that children could read this poem, people are afraid the courts will say…
What a bunch of cowards.
Chuck Klosterman interviews Jimmy Page
This was a fun (and funny) interview. Mostly funny because of the balls that Klosterman had in asking some of the questions he did. And then there was the way Page answered.
The New Yorker rolls out metered paywall | Capital New York
So, why did the magazine decide to set the meter at six articles per month?
“Well, it’s based on a number of factors. One is our sort of intense data analysis of our readers. Another is the economics, and the third is gut. It feels like a good number,” NewYorker.com editor Nicholas Thomson told Capital in an interview. “You’ll be able to get a lot of stories, you’ll be able to get a lot of the magazine every month, but it also feels like a number where people will feel like they should subscribe.”
Data + gut. I like that. And I’m happy to pay.