Wednesday, April 04, 2012
Former Palestinian prisoner Hana Shalabi has called on the international community to support inmates who are on hunger strike in Israeli jails. Interview with Lauren Booth, a British activist.
If the government can print money, why doesn't it just print money and hand it out? Economics Prof. Antony Davies explains that understanding why money was invented can explain why it is not useful for the government to print money to give away.
West's foreign policy in Africa, a catalyst in Mali coup and White Men Murdering Unarmed African Americans
Oh yes, it's high time I address this hot topic. Of course, everyone has a different opinion when it comes to intellectual property rights, and you may or may not agree with mine. As always, read if you want or go enjoy all the free designs I've shared so far (all of which you are free to use for whatever reason).
Copyright issues seem to be cropping up with increasing frequency in the quilting world and I for one would like to try to stem this flow, or at least open your eyes, to the very real threat looming for our craft.What is this threat? Where is it coming from?
It is coming from within our own ranks. Quilters with a certain penchant for copyright and legal wrangling are turning our open, creative craft into a mine field of rules, regulations, licensing, attribution, and copyright lockdown that it's enough to make anyone set down their rotary cutter and sell their sewing machine.
And these particular Copyright Nazis (I really can't think of a better name for them) are not just vocal, they are flexing their arm powerfully enough to include copyright notices within quilt shows.