random quotes ... to amuse, inspire, enrage:
  The biggest myth about compromise is that it is mutual and consensual. In fact, compromise is the most coercive of all strategies, and compromise is always a burden on the powerless.

tagged: compromise, activism
  —Urvashi Vaid, Urvashi Vaid, in The Advocate, June 29, 1993. (quoted in Out of the Past, Neil Miller, p. 544) .

Archive for July, 2008

new blizzard decision

Tuesday, July 15th, 2008

how on earth does blizzard keep winning these horrible cases? do they bribe the courts? Patry covers the new case on software cheats, MDY Industries v. Blizzard. How one might ask can there be a violation of the Copyright Act if no rights granted under the Act have been violated? Good question. To get to […]

break-break for anxiety

Monday, July 7th, 2008

in the middle of a blogging break (for good reasons! welcome ada marie) i bring you this article from salon.com which is scary as fuck and makes me fear for little ada’s future: Apocalypse Now by Mike Davis. Davis does not buy any of the Gore-style cheerleading that we might avert a climatically disastrous future […]


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