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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Encryption With A Back Door Is NOT Encryption

There’s been an increasing call in recent weeks and months for encryption to have government ‘backdoors’ put into them. This is a bad idea. No really, it’s an incredibly bad idea. Even if we took the assumption that it is a push that’s made with only the purest of intentions, and the government universal key […]
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A Rational Look at Assange, Manafort, and the Indictments

There’s been a lot of noise about the possibility of Indictments on Assange, with accusations thrown about both ways. So why not take a rational look at the facts? There’s been a lot of noise about the possibility of Indictments on Assange, with accusations thrown about both ways. So why not take a rational look […]
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Drone Legislation: A Bird’s-Eye View of Federal, State, & Local Regulations – Dragon Con 2017

This has taken me a bit to get to, and for that I apologize. For me things come in cycles. July through November I work with a High School Marching Band, as their videographer, Then there’s christmas concerts/events. In the middle of that is Dragon Con, and between pre-event prep and then recovering (which as […]
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Dragon Con Videos: Fake News and Social Media: The New Propaganda?

Who wants more videos? Well of course you do! So now here’s time for the video from the panel entitled “Fake News and Social Media: The New Propaganda?” Who wants more videos? Well of course you do! So now here’s time for the video from the panel entitled “Fake News and Social Media: The New […]
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