[PLUG-TALK] On how epically attribution and copyright is screwed up on the internet
michael at jamhome.us
Sat Apr 4 06:58:50 PDT 2015
Author John Green commenting on the mis-attribution of
"I'm in love with cities I've never been to and people I've never met."
I suppose instead of blindly assuming I'd written something the Internet
said I wrote I should have done some research. But, you know, how
many of us have failed to fact check something on the Internet? ...
I immediately downloaded a pirated copy of my own novel. I hit CTRL-F, I
searched, sure enough not there.
His manner of checking for the quote is especially good.
Michael Rasmussen, Portland Oregon
Be Appropriate && Follow Your Curiosity
Karma is a bitch. Unless you can't say "bitch" in the Washington Post,
in which case karma is, uh, a fickle strumpet or something.
~ Ken Jennings, in WashPo Q&A
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