Internet Archive Uses Pandemic to Justify Looting

When I borrow a sentiment from Ayn Rand, you can bet I gave the matter some serious thought. But looting is the one word that comes to […]

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Allen v. Cooper: Justly Decided If Not Exactly Just

Professional creators following the case Allen v. Cooper were no doubt disappointed by the Supreme Court’s March 23 decision—a unanimous holding that the States (and/or their agents) […]

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Google v. Oracle Part V: The Where Would You Be Without Us Defense

Not everyone agrees that copyright law has a natural-rights soul, but neither critics nor proponents dispute that copyright’s heart is to provide incentive for authors. […]

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Google v. Oracle: Copyright Thought Leaders Dismantle Pro-Google Arguments (Guest Post)

Editor’s Note: Thirty-two amicus briefs were filed with the Supreme Court in support of Oracle in Google v. Oracle. Among these was one written by […]

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Google v. Oracle IV: Fair use & the difference between new and transformative.

Although it has been my intention to write about Google v. Oracle serially, addressing the legal questions in more or less in the order they […]

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