January 8th, 2007



Despite all the attempts at privatization, it turns out that there are some things that don’t want to be owned. Music, water, seeds, electricity, ideas—they keep bursting out of the confines erected around them. They have a natural resistance to enclosure, a tendency to escape, to cross-pollinate, to flow through fences, and flee out open windows ...

Read more at nologo.org . Thanks to Hiran for pointing this out.

Software can also be included in the list of things that don't want to be owned.