We need to build technologies that set Comcast DVRs free, that let people run any applications they want on iPhones, that fool ISPs into running peer-to-peer traffic. We need to hand out easy-to-use tools to everyone so crowds of consumers can control what happens to their technologies. In short, we need to disobey. *
Annalee Newitz (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a surly media nerd whose
best ideas have all been appropriated and copyrighted by corporations.