The Faintest Ink

is better than the best memory

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A TOOL TO DECEIVE AND SLAUGHTER
Every ten minutes the black box pings a server on the internet via the ethernet connection to check if it is for sale on the eBay. If its auction has ended or it has sold, it automatically creates a new auction of itself.

If a person buys it on eBay, the current owner is required to send it to the new owner. The new owner must then plug it into ethernet, and the cycle repeats itself.

A TOOL TO DECEIVE AND SLAUGHTER

Every ten minutes the black box pings a server on the internet via the ethernet connection to check if it is for sale on the eBay. If its auction has ended or it has sold, it automatically creates a new auction of itself.

If a person buys it on eBay, the current owner is required to send it to the new owner. The new owner must then plug it into ethernet, and the cycle repeats itself.

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We support Fair Use of our music!
We were upset to find out that a lecture by Professor Lawrence Lessig titled ‘Open’ was removed from YouTube without review, under the mistaken belief that it infringed our copyright interests.
This lecture about Fair-Use included -as examples- bits of spontaneous fan videos using our song Lisztomania.
Not only do we welcome the illustrative use of our music for educational purposes, but, more broadly, we encourage people getting inspired and making their own versions of our songs and videos and posting the result online.
One of the great beauties of the digital era is to liberate spontaneous creativity - it might be a chaotic space of free association sometimes but the contemporary experience of digital re-mediation is enormously liberating.
We don’t feel the least alienated by this; appropriation and recontextualization is a long-standing behavior that has just been made easier and more visible by the ubiquity of internet.
In a few words: We absolutely support Fair Use of our music,
and we can only encourage a new copyright policy that protects Fair Use as much as every creators’ legitimate interests.
PHOENIX
Phoenix 

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trumpet noseBible, France ca. 1270-1290.
Bibliothèque d’Agglomération de Saint-Omer, Ms. 5, fol. 246r

In all of the discussion about looking for evidence of time travel, did anyone consider a time-traveling Dr. Seuss?

quartzcity:

discardingimages:

trumpet nose

Bible, France ca. 1270-1290.

Bibliothèque d’Agglomération de Saint-Omer, Ms. 5, fol. 246r

In all of the discussion about looking for evidence of time travel, did anyone consider a time-traveling Dr. Seuss?