We pay to Steam, Netflix, Amazon prime, Spotify. But not to Wikipedia, Archive.org, Librivox, Project Gutenberg, for our favourite Linux distro.
The huge asymmetry between corporate and community has not emerged naturally. It is a product of our choices of not supporting community oriented projects.
The short conveniences vs the long-term good. We always chose the former.
In face of surveillance capitalism, we must and must change.
@maruff Digital content is non-rivalrous in the sense that the supply is not reduced through consumption. The marginal cost of making a copy is near zero, and the original is still accessible. Consequently the #lida103 question is why apply restrictive "all rights reserved" copyright to digital learning materials? One possible answer is corporate control to generate artificial scarcity from an abundant resource. .../3
I wonder about the repetition of the word Copyright at the start of sentence under Definition section, initially thinking there might be such a term but I guess there isn't:
@mackiwg Prompted by your words of motivation, I share my certificate and badge here. Thank you for all your efforts in facilitating us from various parts of the world to achieve this.
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