Re: [rumori] that circle with the [upside-down?] C in it... Neggies tour... ECC mini-tour...

Steev Hise (
Wed, 19 Apr 2000 18:27:27 -0700 (PDT)

Wed, 19 Apr 2000 found The Evolution Control Committee writing:

> Sort of a half-possible, half-dumb idea: How about the Copyright
>symbol upside down? i.e., the C would just be a mirror image. It would
>similar but different, which is the idea you're trying to convey... "this
>work has rights similar to copyright, but different". Just a little brainspew.

that's the copyleft symbol. see

see also
for a photo of me wearing a copyleft t-shirt, while performing at 33
degrees in austin, texas, last june, with colleague josh ronsen.

the copyleft policy is identical to the Gnu Public License, which is a
pretty darn good license amongst all the "open source" licenses (and the

funny tho cuz i always thought of it as the copyright symbol
*backwards*, rather than upside down. heh.

> Haven't heard anyone discuss the Negativland tour show, though that
>may be more Snuggles stuff... I'll just make a brief plug here to mention
>that it's quite good and worth the effort and money. I drove 2.5 hours and
>then waited a day for them to limp into town with their faulty van and it
>was still worth it.

i heard them on the radio in chicago (via realaudio) and it was hilarious.
adversity makes them even more funny than usual.


Steev Hise, Head Chump
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 out of the real world."
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