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The Dark Fibre Files: 'Steal This Film' and the Pirate Bay Trial

Posted by Sanchia de Souza at May 21, 2009 09:05 AM |

In this posting, the fifth blog entry on the making of the film 'Dark Fibre' by Jamie King and Peter Mann, Siddharth Chadha discusses the Swedish trial of the Pirate Bay, which brought up some of the debates on intellectual property rights and piracy that were highlighted in 'Steal This Film'.

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The 'Dark Fibre' Files: Cable TV Technology for Dummies

Posted by Sanchia de Souza at May 11, 2009 03:15 PM |

In the fourth entry documenting the making of 'Dark Fibre', a film by Jamie King and Peter Mann, Siddharth Chadha simplifies cable TV technology for the uninitiated.

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The 'Dark Fibre' Files: The Grey Market Deficit

Posted by Sanchia de Souza at Apr 29, 2009 10:25 AM |

In this, the third entry in his series discussing the making of 'Dark Fibre' by Jamie King and Peter Mann, Siddharth Chadha gives an overview of piracy in the pay TV industry.

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An Interview With Arjen Kamphuis

Posted by Sanchia de Souza at Apr 28, 2009 12:20 PM |

In an email interview with the Centre for Internet and Society, Dutch open source activist Arjen Kamphuis discussed his experience of successfully working with the government for a policy mandating open standards for all government IT in the Netherlands.

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The 'Dark Fibre' Files: Interview with Jamie King and Peter Mann

Film-makers Jamie King (producer/director of the 'Steal This Film' series) and Peter Mann, in conversation with Siddharth Chadha, on 'Dark Fibre', their latest production, being filmed in Bangalore

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Lecture by Eben Moglen and Mishi Choudhary

Posted by Pranesh Prakash at Dec 13, 2008 08:00 AM |

The Software Freedom Law Center, National Law School, and the Centre for Internet and Society organised a lecture by Mishi Choudhary and Eben Moglen for students of NLS on Saturday, December 13, 2008.

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The Future of the Moving Image

All dissimilar technologies are the same in their own way, but all similar technologies are uniquely different. This was probably at the core of the zeitgeist at the international seminar on “The Future of Celluloid” hosted by the Media Lab at the Jadavpur University, Kolkata, at which Nishant Shah, Director - Research CIS, presented a research paper. Practitioners, film makers, artists, theoreticians and academics, blurring the boundaries of both their roles and their disciplines and areas of interest, came together to move beyond convergence theories – to explore the continuities, conflations, contestations and confusions that Internet Technologies have led to for earlier technologies, but specifically for the technology of the moving image.

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