Is Google Buying Policy Through Academia?

Image by nicholashan This week, the Wall Street Journal reports that Google has been funding academic research papers worldwide and, unsurprisingly, the conclusions in these papers […]

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A Lot of Noise on Spotify

When Napster appeared in 1999, it was a bit of a perfect storm situation for fans to rationalize music piracy.  Granted, people would have used […]

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America is a Creative Expression

Image by miflippo This past July 4th, NPR posted the Declaration of Independence in a series of 113 consecutive tweets; and in response, a number of […]

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Disrupt the Citizen by Nikil Saval

In the wake of Travis Kalanick’s ouster at UBER, Nikil Saval writes about the incompatibility of democratic principles with Silicon Valley’s “disrupt culture.”   “The […]

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A Broader View of Packingham SCOTUS Decision

Photo by wellphoto My last post focused narrowly on responding to assertions that the Supreme Court decision in Packingham casts doubt on the constitutionality of DMCA […]

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