KinderGuides & Copyright:  A Tale of Wishful Thinking

An important and instructive decision was handed down this week by New York District Court in the KinderGuides case. KinderGuides is a series of children’s […]

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Google Books & The Semantic Maze of Fair Use

Photo by author. This week the Supreme Court declined to consider the Authors Guild v Google case, which lets stand the Second Circuit Court ruling […]

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Don’t Blame Disposability on Copyright – Part II

In Part I of this essay, I responded to a post written by Parker Higgins for Techdirt, criticizing him for trying to pack a big, […]

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Google Books is a good thing, but …

Given the way information tends to distort at lighting speed these days—particularly through the filter of tech v copyright referenced in my last post—I’m not […]

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Jonathan Band Flogs Fair Use

Recently, on the CCIA’s Project DISCO blog, Jonathan Band wrote a post that could make a person spit out the ol’ ball gag, if you know what I […]

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