Cory Doctorow, the Andrea Dworkin of civil liberties, has threatened a parody site with legal action:
He can dish it out, but he can’t take it.
Well-known “copyfighter” and sci-fi novelist Cory Doctorow can sure complain when the MPAA and RIAA try to enforce their members’ copyrights, but the instant someone infringes on Cory’s copyrights and trademarks – watch out! – the threatening legal letters and lawsuits start flying. Case in point, the BoingBoing parody site BoringBoring:
To cap it off, he’s represented by the EFF, the organization founded by former levitation teacher Mitch Kapor to protect free speech.
Oh, the irony.
In related news, Amy Alkon fell for an April Fools prank recently. Some people are so clueless.