Ways of death.

There are more ways to die than ways to be alive.

– Richard Dawkins, paraphased

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It is present. Present present.

Wabbajack. Wabbajack. Wabbajack.

Maybe the Wabbajack is the Book of Knowledge. Maybe I’m smarter because I know cats can be bats can be rats can be hats can be gnats can be thats can be thises. And that doors can be boars can be snores can be floors can be roars can be spores can be yours can be mine. I must be smart, for the interconnective system is very clear to me. Then why, or wherefore do people keep calling me mad?

Wabbajack. Wabbajack. Wabbajack.

Elder Scrolls Lore

Intellectual Property.

Imagine world where one car manufacturer sues other car manufacturer over fact that his competitior’s car have four wheels and gear box. Yet, there are corporations that are in war over smartphone features.

Imagine world where producer of paintbrushes have rights to what you painted with their product. Yet, many programs have restrictions over use of creations made with software tools. When you see granting rights to “own” work created by users as important feature worth bragging about (and still with very significant constraints), you know we are a little deep in crazy.

Imagine world where copyright lasts 70 years after death of artist instead of, say, 28+28. Oh wait, it is reality of most powerful country on this rock.

This is yet another way of world gone mad.

Bonus content

  • Analysis of World of Tanks EULA plus some more like PS3’s EULA as fine example of companies fucking you at every step.