If your eyes glaze over at “carried interest loophole,” wait’ll you hear about “fee waivers.”


The infrastructure “compromise” is just funny accounting.



Competent monopolists aren’t good monopolists

Ida  Tarbell’s uses her writing to kindle a fire on a tree labelled “Standard Oil Traditional Policy of Silence.” A panicked John D Rockefeller peers out of a squirrel-hole, screaming in alarm.
Ida  Tarbell’s uses her writing to kindle a fire on a tree labelled “Standard Oil Traditional Policy of Silence.” A panicked John D Rockefeller peers out of a squirrel-hole, screaming in alarm.


Mask deniers, studio surplus, vintage stores, and the re-emergence of Zap/Action Haunted Mansion kits.


2006, 2011, 2016, 20202


2006, 2011, 2016, 2020


The most significant interop legislation in US history.

EFF’s interoperability banner graphic, a kind of Rube Goldberg machine integrating pulleys, belts, megaphones, emoticons, lightbulbs, HTML tags, a Creative Commons icon, a radio tower, a padlock, etc.
EFF’s interoperability banner graphic, a kind of Rube Goldberg machine integrating pulleys, belts, megaphones, emoticons, lightbulbs, HTML tags, a Creative Commons icon, a radio tower, a padlock, etc.

Cory Doctorow

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