Noah J Nelson on Tuesday, Apr. 16th
To get a sense of just how precarious a perch all the transformative work on the internet stands on read this article about former Kickstarter CTO Andy Baio’s struggles and the chilling effect that copyright trolling has on creativity.
Frankly, it makes me a little ill to think of all the kids who think they’re protected on YouTube by stating the magical–and completely ineffectual–words “no copyright intended” on their vids. What they don’t know is that this won’t keep them from getting sued into oblivion.