Information Serfs

November 28, 2007 | By Ross McLain | Creative


Insightful take on the Pop Art Portraits show up at London’s National Portrait Gallery by Notable Internet Personality Cory Doctorow on Guardian Unlimited online. It is interesting to think about the evolution of Intellectual Property, especially the activity in that arena of late and since the advent of the internet, against the backdrop of cultural production within that same period (coincidentally up to and including the work of Paul D. Miller – see previous post). The ironies in this instance are particularly sweet (or sour perhaps), as Cory points out. My hunch is that we’ve many more such ironies in store, even more absurd, before this issue blows over – if it ever does…

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