Posts Tagged ‘bittorrent’

Legal torrent?!

April 29, 2008

LegalTorrents, “an online community created to discover and distribute Creative Commons licensed digital media”, has re-launched in exciting fashion. Originally founded in 2003 as a means to distribute “hand-picked .torrent files that were approved by content owners“, LegalTorrents revamped its infrastructure to be more friendly to content creators looking to spread their works far and wide, a goal which included a clear articulation of CC-licenses in relation to relevant torrent files. [More Information…]



Steal this film…again

January 2, 2008

Some of you may know the first part of Steal this film or you have even downloaded it. This projects aims to create documentaries about copy right, net culture. It asks people like Lawrence Lessig, Eben Moglen, thepiratebay and a lot of other people about their opinions on free culture, digital restriction management, …

On Dec the 31 the second part was released and is available on bittorrent.

Steal This Film is a film series documenting the movement against intellectual property and was a talking point in the British Documentary Festival.[2] Part One, produced in Sweden and released in 2006, takes account of the prominent players in the Swedish piracy culture: The Pirate Bay, Piratbyrån, and the Pirate Party. This film includes a critical analysis of an alleged regulatory capture[3] performed by the Hollywood film industry to leverage economic sanctions by the United States government on Sweden through the WTO. Alleged aims included the application of pressure to Swedish police into conducting a search and seizure against Swedish law for the purpose of disrupting The Pirate Bay’s BitTorrent tracker. (from wikipedia)