Tag Archives: legislation

Face to facebook (www.lovely-faces.com) 0

One of the projects that was on show at this years Transmediale was www.lovely-faces.com, an internet dating site populated with personal data and photographs scrapped without consent from Facebook profiles that do not employ stringent privacy settings. This project is an intentionally antagonistic intrusion into the online existence of some 250,000 arbitrary Facebook users and [...]

Patent Absurdity: How software patents broke the system 0

I have come across the short film, Patent Absurdity, whilst researching my Major project. It is an insight into how the patent system in America has changed to encompass the legislation of what are essentially abstract natural concepts: algorithms in software. In the late 1990′s the total number of software patents increased to one quarter [...]