Duane Lester and the Assertion of Copyright.
I got to meet Duane Lester of All-American Blogger last week at the Breitbart Awards thing. Duane’s a good guy who won the Breitbart Blogger Award ; but what may be more of immediate interest is this post from last month entitled “How to Assert Copyright Over Your Work When It’s Been Plagiarized.” Which happens far too often, albeit not as drastically and/or comprehensively as | Read More »
Let me introduce you to Cooks Source.
It will be today’s Don’t Let This Happen To You! Here’s the timeline: Somebody wrote up a couple of medieval apple pie recipes for a website. Being a medievalist, this writeup included the original recipes, which means that they included the original spelling. Cooks Source went onto the Internet, pulled the recipe, and printed it in their magazine. No, they didn’t get permission. When the | Read More »
Rooting for Injuries Watch: The AP vs. that annoying trace artist guy.
You know: Shepard Fairey, who took time out from cosplaying a graphic artist for Minitruth and plagiarizing everything that moved to trace out the iconic image of our new President. Oh, well, it’s America, so it’s not like we really know what to do with irony, anyway. Might as well just shoot in the head and leave it dead in a ditch somewhere; seems more | Read More »