Posts Tagged ‘creativity’
changes in media (broadcasting to mass participation, towers to platforms, scarcity to abundance) are changing the whole cultural landscape. I would argue that this new landscape affects the context within which we act, even if our actions are entirely offline. It engenders a growing expectation of, and desire for, individual creativity
“We could learn a lot from the music industry, and the rather terrible ways the music industry has tried to combat piracy”…. Rovio sees it as “futile” to pursue pirates through the courts, except in cases where it feels the products they are selling are harmful to the Angry Birds brand, or ripping off its fans. When that’s not the case, Rovio sees it as a way to attract more fans, even if it is not making money from the products. “Piracy may not be a bad thing: it can get us more business at the end of the day.”
Mikael Hed via Stuart Dredge
Today I’m going silent over social media in support of the SOPA blackout. My only activity will be adding links here on why proposed SOPA and PIPA legislation in the US is bad news for the open web. (Which should be trapped behind my WordPress blackout setting anyway – under Settings in your WordPress.com dashboard). See you on the other side.