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Ringside seats on the movements & shifting paradigms where old media clings and new culture defies.
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Filesharing service sues Warner Bros. for copyright fraud | MacNN

The battle over software and video piracy took a turn yesterday when a Florida file hosting service sued Warner Brothers for allegedly engaging in copyright fraud and abuse of anti-piracy laws. Hotfile accuses the Warner Bros.
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RIAA Sending DMCA Takedowns On *FREE* Music Being Distributed Directly Off Universal Music Website & Promoted By The Artist | Techdirt

RIAA Sending DMCA Takedowns On *FREE* Music Being Distributed Directly Off Universal Music Website & Promoted By The Artist | Techdirt | Disruption Times | Scoop.it
A week or so ago, we wrote about how Twitter had suspended accounts of a bunch of hip hop bloggers, after receiving DMCA takedown notices because the twitter accounts of those bloggers linked to blog posts about music that was sent by promoters...
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Addiction Is Not A Disease Of The Brain : NPR

Addiction Is Not A Disease Of The Brain : NPR | Disruption Times | Scoop.it
There are no neural signatures of addiction. Addiction is a phenomenon of the whole person. Neural events and processes are an important part of the story of addiction; but they are only a part of the story.
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La Via Campesina in Movement... Food Sovereignty now!

Watch this 20 minutes film and show it to your neighbours, friends, community, local organization, in a cultural center, a film festival, a demonstration...
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Science Says Spongebob Is Killing Your Kids' Brains

Science Says Spongebob Is Killing Your Kids' Brains | Disruption Times | Scoop.it
I grew up with Spongebob. Well, ok, I was 11 when it came out, but it's been around half my life. But a recent study published in Pediatrics shows that just 9 minutes of the fast-paced Sponge hurts children's brain power.
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News Consumption Tilts Toward Niche Sites

News Consumption Tilts Toward Niche Sites | Disruption Times | Scoop.it
As news surges on the Web, news giants are being outmaneuvered by smaller sites that have passionate audiences and sharply focused information.
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Raghava KK: Shake up your story | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Artist Raghava KK demos his new children's book for iPad with a fun feature: when you shake it, the story -- and your perspective -- changes. In this charming short talk, he invites all of us to shake up our perspective a little bit.
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Copyright: Forever Less One Day « millsworks

Copyright: Forever Less One Day « millsworks | Disruption Times | Scoop.it

Fantastic infographic animation explaining the mess copyright law has become in the U.S. - and consequently the world - as big media corporations corrupt governments and laws to retain ownership of our culture.

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Former Disney animators create iPhone game app to finance film project

Former Disney animators create iPhone game app to finance film project | Disruption Times | Scoop.it
Artists at an Orlando animation studio want to produce what they hope will be an Oscar -worthy, animated short film. Before they can do that, though, they will need more than $150,000.
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Interview: Writer Scott Snyder Talks “Batman”, “Swamp Thing”, And His Indie Horror Book "Severed" | Complex

Interview: Writer Scott Snyder Talks “Batman”, “Swamp Thing”, And His Indie Horror Book "Severed" | Complex | Disruption Times | Scoop.it
One of the fastest rising stars in the comic book industry talks to us about his must-read titles. Complex.com: The original buyer's guide for men.
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Benny Goodman Orchestra Sing Sing Sing from Hollywood Hotel

Benny Goodman Orchestra "Sing, Sing, Sing" featuring Gene Krupa-Drums, Harry James-Trumpet from "Hollywood Hotel" film (1937) (I liked a @YouTube video http://t.co/DUCsEuv Benny Goodman...
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New study quantifies use of social media in Arab Spring — University of Washington - washington.edu

New study quantifies use of social media in Arab Spring — University of Washington - washington.edu | Disruption Times | Scoop.it
After analyzing more than 3 million tweets, gigabytes of YouTube content and thousands of blog posts, a new study finds that social media played a central role in shaping political debates in the Arab Spring.
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RSA Animate - Choice

RSA Animate - Choice | Disruption Times | Scoop.it

Fusing sociology, psychoanalysis and philosophy, Professor Renata Salecl shows that individual choice is rarely based on a simple rational decision with a predictable outcome.

 

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AROUND THE TRANSMEDIA WORLD [GARY HAYES]

AROUND THE TRANSMEDIA WORLD [GARY HAYES] | Disruption Times | Scoop.it
"Around the Transmedia World" is a series of interviews Laurent Guerin is conducting for Petitweb.fr .  This is the complete interview of GARY P. HAYES. A French shorter version is available on PetitWeb .    GARY P.
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Michael Geist - Government to Reintroduce Bill C-32 "In Exactly the Same Form"

Michael Geist - Government to Reintroduce Bill C-32 "In Exactly the Same Form" | Disruption Times | Scoop.it
Dr.Michael Geist is the Canada Research Chair of Internet and E-commerce Law at the University of Ottawa., c-32 coming back...
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Judge: copyright troll showed “staggering chutzpah” in sending its own subpoenas to ISPs – Boing Boing

Cory Doctorow reports on BoingBoing how yet another copyright troll gets a proper smackdown from a fed up judge.

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