The appeals court decision was extraordinary, in that they accepted what can best be described as arguments you can find in Larry Lessig's book, "Free Culture," argued most ably by EFF's Fred von Lohmann for StreamCast and Michael Page of Keker & Van Nest for Grokster. The oral arguments are a delight to listen to, and EFF has them available as Ogg, WMA and MP3 files. Groklaw has made an unofficial transcript of the proceedings.
The court decided to draw a line in the sand and tell the Hollywood copyright forces that their push to extend....
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Uncle Bill's Helicopter - A speech I gave to ITT Tech - Chicken soup for engineers
Beating the Brand - A pathological exploration of how branding makes it hard to think straight
Inside the Internet Mind - trying to map the weather within the global supercomputer that consists of humans and google
Sex In Politics - If politicians spent more time pounding the flesh rather than pressing it, it would be a better world
Getting resources from space - An alternative to blowing money on mars using NEAs.
On the Columbia - Why I care about space
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