Shields in Wired

I believe in copyright, within limited precincts. But I also believe in fair use, public domain, and especially transformation. Are you simply pirating someone’s work and calling it your own, or are you taking portions of it and remaking it? Artists have done the latter from the beginning of time. In many senses, creativity and “plagiarism” are nearly indivisible.

Bei Wired gibt es ein Q&A With New Champ of Literary Mashups, d.h. ein Interview mit David Shields, den ich nicht müde werde zu loben und zu empfehlen. In dem Gespräch weist Shields auf diese „very kitschy“ Form der Mashup-Kultur namens Pogo hin: