“Intellectual Property” is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things on Feed 44

C4SS Feed 44 presents Thomas L. Knapp‘s “‘Intellectual Property’ is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things” read by Erick Vasconcelos and edited by Nick Ford.

I came late to the news of Twitpic‘s impending (and thankfully partial) closure and even later to an explanation for it.

That may not seem like a big deal but it was, especially for amateur journalists covering, or non-journalists caught up in, fast-moving events.”

Twitpic is gone now. It shot itself in the foot, after which Twitter followed suit to its own foot and to Twitpic’s head, over “intellectual property.

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