Copyright Consultation on ContentID

Automated takedown tooks are a pain. They’re very much a case of “If X = Y Then do Z” As such, they’re really unsuitable for anything beyond automated detection of something, and they certainly shouldn’t be used as a means of automated enforcement of anything. Shira Perlmutter doesn’t think like that though, as we discussed […]
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Tetch Talk Ep 4 – 10 Years After SOPA/PIPA

Ten years ago, the internet, including this site, blacked out in protest of the Stop Online Piracy Act, and the PROTECTIP Act. In this special episode I talk about the history of the protest, and what led to it. Long Time readers here would know that, prior to the protest, I called SOPA supporters A […]
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Some more Comet Leonard photos

So one of the big news things has been the comet Leonard, and since my first attempt wasn’t great I thought I should try again when I got the chance. So I did. (This time I’m going to embed from Instagram, as that seems to look nicer) So one of the big news things has […]
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Comet Leonard photos

Comet C/2021 A1 – more commonly known as Leonard – is making its closest approach to the sun right now for about 80,000 years, so it’s a rare sight unlikely to be seen again. I’m being kinda lazy about things, so I’m just going to embed the twitter post of the image, because it’s easier […]
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Lunar Eclipse Videos

It took a bit of time to do, but here – finally – is my footage of the lunar eclipse. It was cold as hell out there, so I was trying to keep me warm and motivated, and the camera operating (cold shortens battery life) and aimed. So I started at 1:05am, and finished around […]
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Tetch Talk Ep 3 – BattleBots Competitor Craig Danby

One thing I like about this is that I get a chance to talk to people in new ways and about things I wouldn’t normally. Sometimes they’re people I’ve never spoken to before (like Jarid Scott), sometimes they’re people I’ve swapped a few messages with online but never anything in-depth, as with Peter Sunde, and […]
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