Haven’t read all of this yet, saving this for later. Looks good, though.
Worth looking into. I haven’t signed the petition yet, but think I will after I get a chance to read it. Copyright enforcement has gotten to be ridiculous and it’s the online companies who are finding innovation curtailed by the … Continued
In reporting the British government’s rejection of a 95 year copyright (from the 50 year copyright they have now), Cory Doctorow mentioned something interesting: Reuters is reporting that the British government has rejected a proposal to extend music recording copyrights … Continued
Disney is a great company to work for, but one issue where I disagreed strongly with corporate policy was (and is) copyright and intellectual property. Stories like this, which I found on Slashdot show how disconnected from reality these corporations … Continued
This is why I give EFF money every year. (via this site)
Un-freaking-believable. The DMCA is bad enough, and the fact that Rep. Boucher’s Fair Use bill has been stuck in committee is even worse, but this law does nothing to foster creativity or new products. It’s pandering to the RIAA/SIIA/MPAA and … Continued
I’m no lawyer (though I like to play one on the Internet), but I wonder if Google’s blog posting today on Google Video will create (or draw attention to) any legal exposure for them. They highlight the awesome video of … Continued
I was thinking about getting another Tivo at some point when we had the money to get an HDTV. Our DVR is starting to show its age. After Tivo announced that they’re limiting storage time based on the wishes of … Continued