Protesting for dummies

In celebration of this weekend’s hippie march on the National Mall, I drove to Virginia and stayed there well beyond nightfall. You may wonder why I would pass up a

When copying doesn’t violate copyright

Does copyright infringement involve creating an unauthorized copy, or accessing that copy once created? If mere copying is copyright infringement, then Google Print is illegal–and so is the Internet for that matter.

Is Paypal your pal?

Is Paypal your pal?

The U.S. government believes that all customers of Paypal’s online money transfer service are criminals until they prove otherwise, and Rich Kyanka has had some trouble proving he’s not a crook. Kyanka

Dear L.A.,

Dear L.A.,

Dear City of Los Angeles, We need to talk. I think you know as well as I do that our relationship has been going through a rough patch lately, and

Mobile menace?

Mobile menace?

Does banning cell phones in cars really improve road safety? How about banning chihuahuas?

You can’t fake it

Should something be done just because it’s never been done? It all depends on whether one’s priority is to be a pioneer or a great artist. Michael Winterbottom, one would