Tag Archives: IP

When copyright goons attack

ASCAP and NAMP go after Creative Commons, EFF, and Public Knowledge. Good responses from Mike Masnick and Gigi Sohn. Continue reading

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YouTube: not so fast, cbdilger!

I revisit YouTube’s partnership program and discover it’s not as IP-progressive as I’d hoped. Continue reading

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YouTube: make money fast, cbdilger!

YouTube asks me to sign up for its “partnership” program: fair use? Monetizing? Hrm…. Continue reading

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Thank you, Peter

Peter Suber is reducing his work with Open Access News to focus on his new position. Continue reading

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Appeal denied in Turnitin case

Not much on the web about this: Fourth Circuit’s Turnitin.com Ruling Brings More Trouble for Plaintiffs. The fourth circuit’s opinion is fairly short, but given that I haven’t read the original decision, I can’t make heads or tails of it. … Continue reading

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Google Books settlement

Objections to the Google Books settlement start to come in, and a good piece on the proposed agreement by Pamela Samuelson Continue reading

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Open source SIG at CCCC 2009

CCCC Open Source SIG meets at CCCC 2009. We decide to merge with the IP caucus, and plan our agenda for the next year. Continue reading

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WebCT safeassign

Starting to think about WebCT accessibility, or lack thereof, I discovered its “safeassign” plagiarism detection has come to WIU. Continue reading

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Legislation attacking open access

Peter Suber points to possible legislation contra open access mandates Continue reading

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