(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.

Categories: Open content

4 Comments

Rob Myers · November 17, 2010 at 11:20 am

There's a Mimi and Eunice book! 🙂

http://questioncopyright.com/misinfobook.html

I'd really like to get it but postage to the UK is a bit expensive 🙁

    Andres · November 17, 2010 at 12:34 pm

    I've been meaning to purchase a copy of Sita Sings the Blues, but haven't for the same reason.

Rob Myers · November 18, 2010 at 6:10 am

We should try to get some sort of UK distribution deal going and share the profits. 😉

Carlos Solís · November 20, 2010 at 12:46 pm

Hey, I didn't know you actually read my tweets! My blog is CC-BY by the way…

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