Printed Matter’s Call for Printable Protest Works

Beloved NYC organization Printed Matter has announced an “open call for free pdfs of anti-racist posters, pamphlets, signs, flyers, organizing material, handouts and zines that provide information about the ongoing fight for racial equality and the movement to protect Black lives.” While plenty of artists have debuted posters and prints available for download from various hosting platforms, Printed Matter aims to create the internet’s largest …

Millions of Books Entered the Public Domain

Thanks to a project funded by the New York Public Library (and spearheaded by two of its employees), millions of books published before 1964 will soon be free to download and read. Historically, books published before 1964 were subject to a 28-year copyright term and after those years passed, the books would (likely, aside from exception) become public domain if the publisher or author did …

Internet Archive Releases 2,400 Games

Thanks to Internet Archive, your favorite childhood games like “Sim City,” “Oregon Trail” and 2,400 other MS-DOS games are now available to play straight from your computer, all for free. The MS-DOS emulating software running the games is a new and experimental technology, but it should work on the most updated versions of Chrome and Firefox—so stop working and head over to Internet Archive’s Software …