Kopimism, a Swedish church that holds internet file-sharing sacred, held its first marriage ceremony in Serbia.
The couple—a Romanian woman and an Italian man—were married late last month at Belgrade's SHARE conference, a three day festival celebrating new Internet and media developments. The presiding priest, or Kopimistic "Op" wore a Guy Fawkes mask as a computer read vows and some of Kopimism's central beliefs aloud. "We are here to announce a new pair of noble peers. Copying of information is simply right. Dissemination of information is ethically right. Copying and remixing information communicated by another person is seen as an act of respect," it said. "Do you want to share your love, your knowledge, and your feelings with [the bride] as long as that information exists?"
If this marriage is peer-to-peer, does this make BitTorrent a form of polygamy?
An animal rights activist is breaking records and the bank by staging a $250,000 dog wedding for charity. Luxuries include:
A $6,000 custom wedding dress for the tiny Coton de Tulear, a $5,000 sushi spread, and a $15,000 seven-piece orchestra...
Although the estimated costs are sky-high, the vendors are actually donating their services to this black-tie and collar gala at The Jumeirah Essex House. All proceeds will benefit The Humane Society of New York.