An email about song licensing gets feeback from ten music industry pros – including Grammy and Emmy winners and one platinum album songwriter.
It’s Thursday night, Dec 31st 2009 circa 5:30PM as I pen this blog post and while most people are prepping for festive New Year celebrations with family and friends, I’m thoroughly bummed at a recent email I just received from Monty, the creator of MySQL (see below). Long story short, here is my comment I […]
Determining the value of a Domain Name is akin to diamonds in that the value is based on several factors – e.g., just like cut, clarity, carrots, etc. determine the cost of a diamond, domain names have several variables that contribute to their sale price too.
Wondeful interview by Charlie Rose with Larry Lessig about Larry’s new book, Remix – Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy. From Obama in Chicago to upgrading Congress, they cover quite the spectrum of intellectual property rights plus discuss what it will take to free Congress from dependencies on money.
Brief History of Copyrights – Why the Grateful Dead and Dave Mathews Band Get It and Why Our Founding Fathers Would Spit On The Black Rat
Chuck reflects on the current Intellectual Property landscape and laments that the most trusted people in this department, like USA Constitutional author Thomas Jefferson, had it right back with Article 1, Section 8 and Article 27 – 1 … but oh, how money corrupts and confirms the golden rule – in that those with the gold rule. Well, seemingly that is as today’s content creator has new open source options available.
Famous Amos Chocolate Chip Cookie founder, Wally Amos, recounts the origins of how he got into the chocolate chip cookie business – note there is also commentary about the tragic intellectual property lesson when he sold his cookie business in that he could no longer use his name to promote new food products.