This blog post is about an unconventional way to redirect campaign and organization resources on the web.Read more »
The number 2 song on the Billboard charts is not copyrighted, and that has opened up various opportunities for its use, and has boosted its phenomenal popularity. It's a meme, viral video, and korean pop song that has become wildly popular around the world.Read more »
Was listening to Monday's show's discussion with regards to IP and alternative distribution, and profiting from you "intellectual" work.
This is actually a friend of mine, who, once homeless, now brings in 6 figures from his viral videos via YouTube.
Just shows how you can make money by distributing your content at now cost to the end user.
"CityNews reporter Peter Kim explains how the once-homeless 25 year-old became an internet sensation."
"St. Catharines man turns viral videos into 6 figure salary."
The story of how 1 man is revolutionizing the education system. By putting out free videos online that students can watch and do problem sets at their own pace. The results are astonishing, with test scores and classrooms being turned on their heads (in a good way). An interesting look at how technology can provide for such an innovative solution to a complex problem - for FREE.Read more »
Evan Emory had been charged with “manufacturing child pornography,” a charge that comes with a potential 20-year prison sentence, over an edited YouTube video. Too bad there were no naked children in the video. Per usual, he took a plea deal for a reduced charge. People need to fight these ridiculous charges!Read more »
Last week, comedian Steve Berke launched an online political campaign in support of Proposition 19 in California with the recent release of his latest music video, "Should Be Legalized", a political commentary on Eminem's music video "Love The Way You Lie."Read more »
Perhaps the most noteworthy G20 Toronto story that got attention was the story of "Officer Bubbles," the name given to a police officer, named Adam Josephs, who threatened to arrest a woman for assault if the bubbles she was blowing landed on him.
Officer Bubbles became a bit of an internet phenomenon, and others built on it, as normally happens in internet memes. Apparently, one person made cartoon versions of Officer Bubble arresting various famous people, such as President Obama and Santa Claus. Because of that, Officer Adam Josephs has now filed a $1.2 million defamation lawsuit.
Anthony Graber, a Maryland Air National Guard staff sergeant, faces up to 16 years in prison. His crime? He videotaped his March encounter with a state trooper who pulled him over for speeding on a motorcycle. Then Graber put the video — which could put the officer in a bad light — up on YouTube. It doesn't sound like much. But Graber is not the only person being slapped down by the long arm of the law for the simple act of videotaping the police in a public place. Prosecutors across the U.S. claim the videotaping violates wiretap laws — a stretch, to put it mildly.Read more »
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