Long before DRM-cracking and Creative Commons, thinkers like Gutenberg, Kant and Locke started the freedom of information debate. A new site archives their really old ideas
By Matt RansfordPosted 03.20.2008 at 4:30 pm 1 Comment
Arguably the most heated and oft-discussed topic in regard to the Internet and all that it has become is the one of copyright. DRM, the RIAA, Creative Commons—you likely cant go a day without reading about a cracked cipher or a new business model in the face of illegal file sharing.
An Internet phenom turns serious when biblical translators take up lolspeak
By Megan MillerPosted 02.22.2008 at 6:36 pm 8 Comments
A couple years ago, a Web sensation was born when a bunch of people started posting photos of cute animals—mostly kittens—doing funny stuff, mostly with computers, and captioning these photos in the weird pidgen of baby talk and IM slang now known as lolspeak."