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Freeform101.org in hibernation for 2,5 weeks

As this is being written, I (the editor of autofunk.dk/freeform101_web) am sitting in Heathrow Airport waiting for my flight to Bangalore, India, where I will meet up with my girlfriend and head out into the wild! We’ll be backpacking around south India. This means that autofunk.dk/freeform101_web will go into hibernation until June 21st, 2009. By […]

Teaching copyright right

Quote from todays newsletter from EFF (the Electronic Frontier Foundation): “Last week, the Copyright Alliance Education Foundation – a nonprofit mouthpiece for the entertainment and software industries – unveiled plans to spread its protectionist ideas to the nation’s schools and libraries through the distribution of a curriculum titled “Think First, Copy Later.” “Think First, Copy […]

Climate Greenwash Award winner announced: Vattenfall!

This weekend, an alliance consisting of Corporate Europe Observatory, Attac, Klimabev√¶gelsen (Danish for ‘Climate Movement’), KlimaX and NOAH held the so-called ‘Climate Greenwash Award’-show in Denmark. A satirical event aimed at creating critical awareness of the Business Summit held in Denmark the very same weekend. From the Climate Greenwash Award website: Big business is keen […]

Manufactured news on Danish TV2 – #tv2wikigate

These last days an interesting topic has circled in the Danish blogosphere; a quite embarrasing one for Danish national television channel TV2, who was simply caught manufacturing news. The event has been named #tv2wikigate and started when I the live morning show ‘Go’ Morgen Danmark’ on Danish national television channel TV2 on May 13, 2009, […]

Danish newspaper war summarized

In recent years a newspaper war raged in Denmark – mainly as a consequence of fierce competition between the well-established Danish printing houses and a new Icelandic-funded intruder, battling to lead the free daily newspaper market. It did indeed get bloody. Given my interest in the ongoing global paradigm change in news publication (news moving […]

Just joined the Danish pirate party

I just joined the Danish pirate party, Piratpartiet, an equivalant to the Swedish pirate party, which has now grown to more than 44,000 members, fuelled especially by the so-called ‘spectrial‘-verdict (The Pirate Bay trial in which they were found guilty of assisting copyright infringement). While the Danish party is still relatively small (I believe they […]

Gee, I wish there was a way I could do less with my music, maybe someone is offering that product today

Cory Doctorow, author and web-savvyness extraordinaire, came up with the most dead-on one liner about the ridiculousness of the concept of DRM (Digital Rights Management) protection of online content, when he recently appeared before an audience of book publishers at the O’Reilly Tools of Change for Publishing Conference: “No one woke up this morning and […]

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