EBay Negative on Negativland IPod An artist modified a U2 iPod to make a statement about intellectual property rights and free culture, then listed the customized gadget on eBay. Apple wasn't amused, and the auction site removed the listing -- but attorneys say the artist did nothing wrong.

We need to take a serious look at the way in which big business is increasigly using so-called intellectual property legislation as a club to wield against innovation of any kind. (Simon Moores) [via Wired News]


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