Month: December 2012

All I wanted to do

‘This song is Copyrighted in U.S., under Seal of Copyright # 154085, for a period of 28 years, and anybody caught singin it without our permission, will be mighty good friends of ourn, cause we don’t give a dern. Publish it. Write… Read More

Copyright vs. the Honesty Box

‘Whereas Printers, Booksellers, and other Persons, have of late frequently taken the Liberty of Printing… Books, and other Writings, without the Consent of the Authors… to their very great Detriment, and too often to the Ruin of them and their Families.’ The… Read More

Old maps and new projections

In Flanders (Belgium) there has been much recent debate about cultural governance. The central issues are about the best models for distribution of public funds but, of course, the discussion occurs against background of pressure on public spending. Earlier this year, I… Read More