Disneyization (American coining) was a term I heard recently in a Digital Humanities class to illustrate  the issues surrounding modern copyright laws. The gist of the point was that in an economically focused world Disney has transformed into a behemoth of corporate copyright lawsuits and ugly, intense merchandising techniques. They seem to have lost the … More Disneyization

Creative Commons and GPL

“Copyright law has got to give up its obsession with ‘the copy.’ The law should not regulate ‘copies’ or ‘modern reproductions’ on their own. It should instead regulate uses–like public distributions of copies of copyrighted work–that connect directly to the economic incentive copyright law was intended to foster.” ― Lawrence Lessig, Remix: Making Art and … More Creative Commons and GPL