The Real Paul Jones

Accept no substitutes

Date: 1/7/2008

Growing up online – Frontline 1/22 9 pm

“You have a generation faced with a society with fundamentally different properties thanks to the Internet,” says danah boyd, a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School. “We can turn our backs and say, ‘This is bad,’ or, ‘We don’t want a world like this.’ It’s not going away. So instead of saying that this is terrible, instead of saying, ‘Stop MySpace; stop Facebook; stop the Internet,’ it’s a question for us of how we teach ourselves and our children to live in a society where these properties are fundamentally a way of life. This is public life today.”

Yahoo! Music Man puts it on the line

Ian Rogers of Yahoo! Music posts his talk to the music industry at the Aspen Live conference. He’s got slides, he’s got video, he’s got attitude. He puts it out there saying that he will no longer “spend his energy attempting to create scarcity.” That means for starters no DRM but there’s more said smarter in his talk and posting.

ibiblio connection: We hosted the Internet Underground Music Archive (IUMA) and worked with in the early through mid-1990s.

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