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Life Reshare

Vindication

Wonderful article from Ars Technica that supports what I (and countless others) have been contending for ages. A brave new world: the music biz at the dawn of 2008Continue readingVindication

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Life Short Reads

The Pirate’s Dilemma

The TorrentFreak blog posted a guest article by author Matt Mason that I think hits on the same idea I was trying to get at in one of my earlier posts. He makes some interesting…Continue readingThe Pirate’s Dilemma

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Life Long Reads

Web Grievances

Whenever a title contains “grievance” one prepares for the worst, so I’ll try to keep the whining to a minimum. It seems I was over-hasty to laud the virtues of Imeem, as Kyle and more…Continue readingWeb Grievances

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Life Short Reads

SteelWolf on Digital Freedom

This past Friday I had the unique opportunity to take a trip to Washington, D.C. with several members of EDUCAUSE, a higher education organization dedicated to the “intelligent use of information technology.” Representing UMBC students…Continue readingSteelWolf on Digital Freedom

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Matter Writing

Student Government Meets Federal Government

A guest blog from Michael A. Castello, Assistant Speaker of the Senate at the University of Maryland Baltimore County. This past Friday I had the unique opportunity to take a trip to Washington, D.C. with…Continue readingStudent Government Meets Federal Government

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Life Long Reads

Turning Music Piracy Into Business: A BitTorrent Tracker Model

By now everybody has heard of music piracy, a trend that has quickly spread across the world as vast networks of users connect to swap their favorite tracks in the form of digital files. Many…Continue readingTurning Music Piracy Into Business: A BitTorrent Tracker Model