The Real Paul Jones

Accept no substitutes

Cory Doctorow at IP conf

Paul, · Categories: Alumni and other friends, General, Information Commons

Cory begins with talking about John Phillips Sousa and his opposition to to recording devices. “If the infernal talking machines were not curtailed, we will surely loose our voice boxes just as we lost out tails when we came down from the trees.”
Instead of requiring clearance of rights, we got compulsary licenses.
Next radio as pirates, they played recordings on the air for many many listeners.
Next p2p. We are taping this and will have it digitized in about a week or so.

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