Obscurity

(via Carlos Solís) This one is self-explanatory. One of my favourite observations about the copyright wars comes from Tim O’Reilly, who commented that “Obscurity is a far greater threat to authors and creative artists than piracy.” In the words of Cory Doctorow, you cannot monetize obscurity. Nina Paley (of Sita Sings the Blues fame) has taken this idea at heart, and in her latest strip of Mimi and Eunice she has asked for people to copy and share her strip. So here it is.

Obscurity

It’s working, I hadn’t read the comic before this. It’s always nice to see artists who treat consumers like adults.

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