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Recent IOM Posts

Time to Stop Defending the Internet As-Is

With the passing of John Perry Barlow last week, a number of articles and social media comments by internet activists offered variations on the theme […]

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4th Circuit Remands BMG v. COX, But …

Good news for authors, creators, and sanity was delivered yesterday by the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals. Despite remanding the case back to the district […]

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Wait, Boing Boing Is Not Clickbait?

So, maybe you heard, or didn’t—or you don’t really care—that Playboy is suing Boing Boing (parent company Happy Mutants, LLC) for contributory copyright infringement. There […]

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Why Women Should Also Lead the Anti-Piracy Effort

In past articles I’ve suggested that anti-piracy should be a form of activism practiced by anyone who stands up for women’s rights. And perhaps now […]

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Ideologues Seek Revision of Copyright Law Without Legislative Process

One of the reasons someone like me mucks about in copyright law is that all law is an exercise in language.  Especially because English comprises […]

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