Dont understand you, John and Inke are more or less saying the same. Ignore those Lessig etc phantasies and do what you want. As far as you are an artist etc. Copyright, I like it, is another level.. Linz is another country and a catalogue in a state run institution is something else anyway. H.
on 7/8/05 1:05 AM, John Young wrote: [would-be-revolutionary unreflected religious crap deleted] you're nothing but a cocky loudmouthed pratt, john. and it's an utter waste of time and intellect to deal with your apparent lack of thought, insight, comprehension, etc. on any other level than that.
I have seen neither the show nor the catalogue, so I of course I cannot offer an evaluation of those. But it seemed to me that Inke Arns's comments were more about courtesy (and the lack thereof) than a diatribe against rip-offs. John Young's response veer more closely toward the platitudinous
There is nothing beyond happenstance convention which assures a creator credit, recognition, monetary payment, praise, security from appropriation. Much, perhaps all, of the argument in the exhortive post is that used by commercial approriators, thieves and bandits, their henchpersons and sharks,