Copyright Doesn’t Restrain Culture – Part II

View image | gettyimages.com “Shorter copyright will encourage artists to keep on creating new work, will allow  new art forms (such as mash-ups) and will […]

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Lenz Ruling Isn’t Really About the Little Guy

There are several aspects to this week’s 9th Circuit Court ruling in the “Dancing Baby” case a.k.a. Lenz vs UMG.  Some of the language used […]

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Patent Hypocrisy Raises Privacy Concerns

A few posts ago, I reported that the major lobbying muscle in the Internet industry backs a patent “reform” bill (HR 9) called the Innovation […]

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Google v Hood Not Even a B-Movie Drama

For someone who clearly doesn’t like Hollywood, Emily Hong, policy wonk for New America’s Open Technology Institute*, is determined to pitch an over-the-top narrative about […]

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Advocacy or PR from the EFF?

Two posts ago, I helped ruffle many feathers — and awaken a few trolls — when I accused the EFF in general, and attorney/blogger Mitch […]

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