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Copyright Nonsense

(David Post)In my Copyright Law class, I’m teaching a fairly well-known (in copyright circles) trilogy of cases from the 9th Circuit on the permissible scope of copying of computer software (MAI v. Peak Computer, 991 F.2d 511 (1993), Triad Sys. v. Southeastern Express 64 F.3d 1330, (1995), and Wall Data, v. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Dep’t, [...]

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Jefferson Lives!

(David Post)Lots and lots of nice, and nicely-wrought, Jeffersonian echoes, to my ears, in Obama’s speech today. We recall that what binds this nation together is not the colors of our skin or the tenets of our faith or the origins of our names. What makes us exceptional – what makes us American – is our [...]

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Copyright Unbalanced

(David Post)Back in November, I made mention of a new book from the Mercatus Center on the Great Copyright Debate(s) — Copyright Unbalanced:  From Incentive to Excess — in which I had contributed a chapter (on the SOPA debacle).  I’m told that today – the second  anniversary of the SOPA “Internet blackout” — the publishers are [...]

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Facebook, Governance, and Virtual Representation

(David Post)Governing Online Spaces:  Virtual Representation David R. Johnson & David G. Post   ”The introduction of this new principle of representative democracy has rendered useless almost everything written before on the structure of government . . .” Thomas Jefferson, August 1816 Facebook recently terminated its commitment to hold a vote on all policy changes that received comments from [...]

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