When hacker George Hotz posted the code necessary to “jailbreak” (a hack that lets users gain full control over their hardware) the Sony Playstation 3, he had good reason to believe he was on solid legal ground. Read more »
Popular music has always had an ambivalent relationship with American law and order, so it's unsurprising that the mash-up DJ Girl Talk has become a living example of what stringent intellectual property law makes impossible. Read more »
Where do conservative urbanists, liberal activists, and free culture advocates congregate? Last week it was in Berlin at the first ever International Commons Conference (ICC) held by the Commons Strategies Group and the Heinrich Boll Foundation. Read more »
Tucked in a mountain valley on the outskirts of Asheville, North Carolina, Warren Wilson College has earned a reputation as a college whose graduates are well-versed in the practical realities of ecological work and life. Read more »
You're in the park surrounded by swaying willows, or maybe knee deep in goldenrod in someone's backyard, or sunk into the couch in a small apartment on Cayuga Street.
Usually, one way or another, a circle is formed. Read more »