Muddying the Waters: John Waters and Wikipedia

John Waters complained on RTÉ today that he was libelled on Wikipedia, and told by a lawyer there was no point suing on the interwebs. The trouble with Wikipedia, of course, is its revision history. Even after an entry is deleted or updated, it’s possible to see what once was written. On 30 September 2007,… Continue reading Muddying the Waters: John Waters and Wikipedia

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I spent today trying to track down some news photographs for a project. Checking copyright assignment, getting clearance for reproduction rights, that sort of thing. I’ve traced the majority of the of the images I need, but what disturbed me as I searched was how difficult a relatively straightforward task has become. In one case,… Continue reading Here Today