[rumori] straight from the horse's mouth (fwd)

From: Steev Hise (steevATdetritus.net)
Date: Sat Aug 11 2001 - 10:59:26 PDT

this essay looks really great but really long. but McKenzie
Wark is a really smart person. read it if you can spare the
time. then tell me about it. i can't even spare the time to
print it out, unfortunately. smh

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Date: Sat, 11 Aug 2001 12:24:39 +1000
From: shannon o'neill <aliasATaliasfrequencies.org>
Reply-To: electrofringeATyahoogroups.com
To: electrofringeATyahoogroups.com
Subject: [electrofringe] Fwd: :::recode::: straight from the horse's mouth

>From: McKenzie Wark <mw35ATnyu.edu>
>To: recodeATautonomous.org
>Date: Fri, 10 Aug 2001 13:24:20 -0500
>Subject: :::recode::: straight from the horse's mouth
>"And this whole concept of intellectual property creation and then being
>able to protect content or intellectual property is the key. If you
>don't have the ability to protect that which you create, society falls
>-- Craig R Barrett, CEO of Intel Corporation
>But is it the corporations that create, or do they merely monopolise the
>creativity of those of us who have no choice but to sell our
>intellectual labour to someone with the means to exploit it?
>This is the key issue I try to grapple with in a new text, called A
>Hacker Manifesto, which is at:
>There is a guestbook for comments, (click the 'discussion' button). I
>would greatly value your thoughts on this still-tentative attempt at
>'thinking through the present'.
>In it I define 'hacker' very broadly, to include everyone who is a
>creator of 'intellectual property', to try to identify and discuss a
>class interest, rather than a merely subcultural one, as producers of
>net.art, or whatever.
>McKenzie Wark
>Brooklyn NY
>8th August 2000
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