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<nettime> ALL UR B0DIES R BEL0NG 2 SUICIDEGIRLS
lotu5 on Sun, 4 Nov 2007 23:54:26 +0100 (CET)


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<nettime> ALL UR B0DIES R BEL0NG 2 SUICIDEGIRLS


 From http://technotrannyslut.com , photos and links there.


I just came back from the Free Lithium Picnic benefit at the Rubber
Rose. It was great to meet both Lithium Picnic and Apnea, the model
he has worked with most closely, and be able to hear their stories
directly.

Lithium Picnic is being sued by SuicideGirls.com (SG). There is a lot
to it, but one of their main arguments is that they taught him the
“style” of photography he does, so somehow he’s not allowed to do it
with anyone else. I don’t understand how someone owns a “style”, so
SG is using a ridiculously broad intellectual property argument that
threatens a lot of people’s freedom of sexual expression. Apnea told
me that SG claims that Lithium cannot photograph any other women with
tattoos, piercings and colored hair, they claim that they own that
concept. Wow.

Even worse is the treatment of models. Part of why the Sharing is
Sexy.org collective began was in response to SG claiming to be
alternative or radical when they’re clearly not. Their behavior
towards Lithium and Apnea clearly reveals that they’re just another
corporation bent on profit at all costs with no interest in the
liberation of people’s sexual expression.

Read the rest here:
http://bang.calit2.net/tts/2007/11/04/all-ur-b0dies-r-bel0ng-2-suicidegirls/


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