TV broadcasting is owned, in the sense that governments around the world have asserted power over the airwaves that permeate their territories, deciding who can use what bandwidth and why – and those with licenses then, with exceptions determined by regulators, decide what to broadcast.
For the creation of a masterwork of literature two powers must concur, the power of the man and the power of the moment, and the man is not enough without the moment.
Culture is properly described as the love of perfection; it is a study of perfection.
To sigh, yet not recede; to grieve, yet not repent.
Not a having and a resting, but a growing and becoming, is the character of perfection as culture conceives it.
Search engines generally treat personal names as search terms like any others: Data is data.
Waiting for the spark from heaven to fall.
Thanks in part to the Patriot Act, the federal government has been able to demand some details of your online activities from service providers – and not to tell you about it.
Content zips around the Internet thanks to code – programming code. And code is subject to intellectual property laws.
People may be due the benefits of a democratic electoral process. But in the United States, content curators appropriately have a First Amendment right to present their content as they see fit.