Hugh McGuire

publishing, technology, media, philosophy, a bit of politics.

Copyright on CBC’s Search Engine & Meeting

Canada’s copyright Minister Jim Prentice will be on CBC’s Search Engine this morn, at 11. If you miss it, you’ll be able to listen by podcast (I’ll post a link). UPDATE: here is the mp3. Have not listened yet. mp3. Here is the best primer on the issues I’ve seen yet, from Brendon Wilson. Also: […]

smithsonian on flickr commons

The Smithsonian is putting a collection of public domain photos on Flickr, part of the Flickr Commons project. Here’s an example, with this curious description: After parcel post service was introduced [in the US] in 1913, at least two children were sent by the service. With stamps attached to their clothing, the children rode with […]