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  1. Nov 2016
    1. Many recipients of licenses have, in blunt language, just plain welshed on those promises.

      This makes me think of how in the hunger games even though Snow was claiming that he was doing everything for the people he was really doing it for himself and his power.

    2. "We are young. We have not developed the traditions. nor acquired the experience of the older media."

      Often people say things much like this when posting on the internet. They do things so differently and post more haphazardly on the internet using this,

  2. Sep 2016
    1. You don’t own the movies you watch via Netflix; again, it’s a subscription and unlike a print magazine subscription, once you stop paying the bill, you won’t have stacks of old copies lying about.

      I really liked looking at it this way. It is really characteristic of a blog as though you may own it there is little to no proof. I always say I have (have as in own) a Netflix account even though I really down own any part of it.

    1. My understanding of ownership is that something belongs to me. That I have already acquired it or been gifted it. And I own it until I die, no additional payment required. If I own it and I die, it passes to my heirs.

      It's interesting to see both versions of ownership. I at times do agree with Maha that id I can't pass it on then what's the point but I also see that technology is a lot less communicable. The internet is constantly in flux so really we don't own anything when it comes to the internet that can be passed on.