Jake OrlowitzI wrote 3000 words about being a climate refugee in California on planet Earth in 2020. It's my fire diary. You probably won't see this @humanparts, but I home someone will share the story so others can see what it's like. You can publish it if you want
Jake OrlowitzI wrote 3000 words about being a climate refugee in California on planet Earth in 2020. It's my fire diary. @Longreads I hope someone will share the story so others can see what it's like. You can publish it if you want
Brewster Kahle shares his thoughts about how libraries have been bringing older books to digital learners and the lawsuit trying to stop it.
Jake OrlowitzPublishers are saying that in the digital world we cannot buy books anymore, we can only license and on their terms, and we cannot lend what we have paid for because we do not own it. This is not a rule of law, this is the rule by license. @internetarchive
Jake OrlowitzLibraries Buy, Preserve, and Lend books. Controlled Digital Lending is a respectful and balanced way to bring print collections to digital learners--a longstanding, widespread library practice. @internetarchive
On July 22, 2020, Pamela Samuelson, Richard M. Sherman Distinguished Professor of Law and Information at the University of California, Berkeley, spoke at a press conference about the copyright lawsuit against the Internet Archive brought by the...
Jake Orlowitz#InternetArchive provides a utility-enhancing transformative use. It’s certainly nonprofit, it’s educational, and it promotes literacy and many, many positive things. The idea that lending a book is illegal is just wrong.
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