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(May 2003 - March 2007.) Tama's thoughts on the blogosphere, podcasting, popular culture, digital media and citizen journalism posted from a laptop computer somewhere in Perth's isolated, miniature, urban jungle ...

The Grey Video

Wednesday, November 17, 2004
The Grey Album, DJ Dangermouse's inventive remixing of The Beatles' White Album and Jay-Z's The Black Album was one of those flashpoints where the online landscape shifted. When EMI threatened to sue anyone distributing the album online, Grey Tuesday resulted, a show of solidarity in the face of archaic and monopolistic copyright laws. Now the game is on again with the release of exceptionally slick, clever and enticing Grey Video:

Watch it now (before EMI or Sony get their lawyers out!).
[Via Waxy (who else?!)]

Update (19 Nov, 8.44am): The official site seems to have vanished (at least, for now), but rumour has it that there might be someone cool mirroring it, and someone equally cool may have seeded a torrent (I, of course, have no idea who!).

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