The Ringer

The latest Farrelly Brothers comedy movie, The Ringer, opened here in Australia last night. The basic plot outline is that the main character’s only option to erase a really bad debt is to rig the Special Olympics by posing as a contestant. Straight away you can imagine all the major movie-makers running away from that… Continue reading The Ringer

Keeping Schools Off The Internet

Here’s a really, really dumb situation. The [Copyright Agency Limited]( (CAL) charges Australian schools a per-student fee (totalling around AUD$31 million per year Australia-wide) to allow them to reproduce copyrighted works. From what I understand, the fees collected are (partly) distributed to copyright holders to compensate them for the copying. The idea is to allow… Continue reading Keeping Schools Off The Internet

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