IRony iPod Liberation Party
On Friday night, October 6, 2006, the Computing Culture Group at the MIT Media Lab and the Boston Free Culture group held an iPod Liberation event called iRony.
During the event, users were walked through the process of installing flexible and featureful free/open source software firmware -- without DRM -- onto their digital audio players.
- Liberating iPods. NewsForge. Publication Forthcoming.
- Hotrod Your iPod. Boston Phoenix. October 4, 2006. Pre-event publicity in local press.
Event photos and video
- Short video documentary of the event (Thanks Mika!)
- Soulfish's Flickr Set
- Add your photos from iRony here!
Groups that help support iRony include:
- MIT Media Lab Computing Counter Culture Group
- Harvard Free Culture
The iRony team (people who helped start the event and document the process aftewards include):
In preperation for (and, to an embarassingly extensive degree at the party), Benjamin Mako Hill with help from Noah Vawter wrote a RockBox installer called simply, the iRony RockBox Installer which is useful for installing RockBox - especially at parties like this.