Intellectual Property isn't a silly idea, it's just too heavy for a spider
web to support for very long.
When we are working in a networked environment- and we all are- the
distribution of intellectual property becomes unwieldy. It would be foolish
at this point to pretend it will exist in 10 to 20 years. We will be
cultural producers working on cultural products, by for and with. You will
not be recognized for the production of an artwork- you will be recognized
for your contribution to the culture of the artwork you're contributing to.
In a far more direct way, the community you work in is going to become very
Whether it is good or bad (it's both) has nothing to do with it: your
property is being seized and redistributed.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Pall Thayer" <firstname.lastname@example.org
To: "Plasma Studii" <email@example.com
Sent: Friday, August 19, 2005 12:35 PM
Subject: Re: RHIZOME_RAW: both ways? nike+batman
> On 19.8.2005, at 11:22, Plasma Studii wrote:
>> "intellectual property" is just silly. no matter who claims it.
> That sounds like a really silly statement. Tell us what's silly about
> intellectual property?
>> dumb dc comics ...
>> ... = dumb rock star
>> how come it's pretty easy to discard the belief santa clause exists, and
>> yet people still get
>> huffy about copyright? what would change their minds? there are
>> alternatives (not that any
>> are needed), old enough proofs from varying schools/perspectives
>> (neurology, post-
>> modernism, ...)?
>> i gave up comic books as a kid when a cute girl said they were childish.
>> maybe if enough
>> cute people spoke out against copyright, these bean counters would
>> change their ways.
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