Ok, so this week, I set up a wiki.
It was 1999, somewhere around there,
2600 site, getting more info on freeing Kevin. Well, I saw
the information on DeCSS and got involved.
It was easy at first. Not a lot of
I could keep track of all the new ones. That is until
about 2001. Then, it got really strange. It was around
this time that I called Berkman center about the GAIM
case, and spoke with Wendy Seltzer about her new project,
Chilling does an excellent job, and so
However, I thought that a contributatory system of DMCA
information was in need.
I needed help back then. I couldn't
comment and post on all the upcoming DMCA information.
On the 20th of July (about a week and
ago), I gave a presentation at The
Hope. Presentation found here:
ok, long link - Tim dot Netblues dot
org - then
I think they were expecting my typical,
passionate "DOWN WITH THE DMCA" speech.
Instead they got boring information about
counternotifications and such.
I had to. Not many people are fighting the DMCA. This is
the way they can fight!
I thought about it, and realized, after 10 years, I lost
some hope. Lost some passion. Never did I lose interest. I
just lost the hope to fight. We made such small steps into
progress. After years of work, I felt like I was an
anonymous bug caught in the windshield of the DMCA. What
What I realized when I was doing my
was that there is so much information and it's not found
in one place.
The sites that list all the cases are
access as I would like. I think a WIKI would serve as a
Another thing I realized at the
never going to get this book out until I get myself
organized. I know I was supposed to get my outline and
draft to RMS this month and I'm way behind.
There's so much info. I just need to
hoping to get some community help and reviews. If I can
get people to contribute to the wiki, that would rock. I
wouldn't have to spend hours in a day posting new info.
Sometimes I miss cases!
Then, maybe I can concentrate on the
Also, if I can get some donations, maybe I can finalize
the DMCA documentary or at least post some stuff to
netblues or Youtube or something!
I have some awesome video - albeit
Dmitry Sklyarov Rally and Speech
Protesters with Don Marti in San Fran
Interview with Bennett Haselton - Peacefire
I seriously need to get this stuff
I'm hoping the wiki and the community
single source for information about the DMCA!
Yeah, I'm back. Finally, something I
contribute in the fight against the DMCA!