Tag Archives: Public Knowledge

Fair Use Isn’t “Dare Use”

Don’t fall for fair-use daredevil tactics. You might get hurt. I know Fair Use Week is technically over, but when I saw this video produced by Public Knowledge, I couldn’t, y’know…let it go. Remember how I’ve argued a few times … Continue reading

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Society Can’t Have What Authors Don’t Create

As a follow-up to my last post responding to Public Knowledge’s allegations of “regulatory capture” at the US Copyright Office, I thought one of their accusations deserved its own post.  When copyright law is discussed as a broad principle—either in … Continue reading

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Public Knowledge Declares Copyright Office is Full of Copyright Professionals

In a document Public Knowledge has the conceit to call a “report,” the organization now proposes that the US Copyright Office is trapped in a state of “regulatory capture.”  Usually, this is a term reserved for a condition that arises … Continue reading

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Ad Hominem

First of all, I hate Twitter.  Not so much as a forum for sharing links to stories or the occasional witticism.  But as a platform for “arguing” a point of view, let’s be honest, it’s total crap.  140 characters to … Continue reading

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