Jim sez, "A handful of Sailors on my ship, the USS Shiloh (CG 67) which is based out of Japan, recently made a 26-minute Star Wars fan film. 'Star Wars Episode 67: The Seeds of Betrayal' is a story of two Sailors who handle a misunderstanding the only reasonable way...by having a saber fight throughout and around the ship. It took them about 5 months to shoot and edit, and I'm pretty sure it's the first Star Wars fan film to be shot on a US Naval warship, while she's underway."
Charles Duan from Public Knowledge sends us “a video we put together for Fair Use Week about copyright and fair use, to the tune of ‘Let It Go’ from Frozen, and full of clips of other fair use videos.”
An excellent excerpt from Aaron Perzanowski and Jason Schultz’s The End of Ownership: Personal Property in the Digital Economy on Motherboard explains how Section 1201 of the 1998 Digital Millennium Copyright Act — which bans tampering with or bypassing DRM, even for legal reasons — has allowed corporations to design their products so that using […]
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Although there will never be a consensus about the best way to make coffee, any coffee connoisseur will agree that controlling the grind of your beans and balancing water temperature are the keys to a tasty cup. Since your plastic coffee pot doesn’t really allow for that kind of customization, going back to the French […]