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Is that really you?

(this page is part of the Family Guide to Digital Freedom, 2007 edition. Please do read that introduction to know more about the Guide, especially if you mean to comment this page. Thanks)

In a digital world, complete and real anonymity online is a mere illusion unless you take a lot of steps, including several ones which may very likely be illegal or not allowed by the contracts offered by any Internet Access Provider.

A Free Software Manifesto For All Of Us

(historical note: I first put this online in October 2006, at digifreedom.net. In the following years, I reorganized my websites several times… until this piece went offline. I put it back at this new URL, with (almost) all the links updated, in December 2013)

Digitally Free Schools

(a piece originally published at Digifreedom.net in 20062008, put back online here on 2018/05/17)

The last two copyright myths

(this page is just one part of my “Dangerous Copyright Myths” piece. Please also read the introduction and index for more context) Myth 6: Copyright is not necessary because humankind and artists did perfectly well without it for centuries This is the “Mozart was great without copyright, nor did he care about it” school of so-called thought: copyright would be dangerous or at least useless because it is a very recent thing.

Myth 5: art can and should go on just with the help of rich patrons, fan donations or government funding

(this page is just one part of my “Dangerous Copyright Myths” piece. Please also read the introduction and index for more context) Oh, yeah, work on commission.

Third and fourth copyright myths

(this page is just one part of my “Dangerous Copyright Myths” piece. Please also read the introduction and index for more context) Myth 3: All creative activities give equal opportunities to make a comfortable living even without copyright This belief that any kind of author has so many alternatives to make a living from his or her creative talent alone is very strong, because it’s a very convenient one: “it’s not my fault if he’s lazy”.