Myths About Intellectual Property
& Fair Use: Fair Use and Multmedia Links
from Stanford University Library
An incredible resource for anyone interested in recycled
culture. Make sure to get your hands on the audio archives and excellent
Against the Copyrighting of Samples
Musicians Against Copyrighting Of Samples, a non-profit organization
which is constructing an international network of musicians whose
opinions of sampling and the use of sampling technology oppose the
copyrighting of samples.
a.k.a. The Tape-beatles
The official web site for Prague-by-way-of-Iowa's legendary sound-and-film
plundering mavens. Features numerous excellent articles on Plagiarism™
pertaining to our mutual ideosphere.|
Where Credit Is Due|
A recent discussion from the Plunderphonia discussion list, as posted
to Public Works Projects.
|Copyright Violation Squad [no link, you must search]
"The Copyright Violation Squad (CVS) was founded in
1992 in an effort to make publicly available certain cultural works
which have been suppressed because they theoretically violated copyright
Funders of corporate products sabotage and intellectual property
|The Kosmic Free Music Foundation
An "international not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing
free access to original music on the Net, and exploring new ways of
distributing artistic creations to the widest possible audience."
Art of Noises Futurist Manifesto
The Italian Futurist Luigi Russolo rant lauding the beautiful clangor
of the modern era.
An anarchist's perspective
Law is Wrong
The Viral Communications anti-copyright policy
A British duo that are simultaneously media pranksters and
The First Church
Anarchist agents provocateur.
Pete Russel's anti-copyright policy/rant...
Mark Gunderson's masterful audio manipulations of pop culture detritus.
Public Enemy and Herb Alpert never sounded so good together.
Free Music Philosophy
"an anarchistic grass-roots, but high-tech, system of
spreading music: the idea that creating, copying, and distributing
music must be as unrestricted as breathing air, plucking a blade of
grass, or basking in the rays of the sun."
A Forum for Information on Proposals to Extend the Term of
Copyright Protection and What to Do about It|