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How Does PISA Put the World at Risk
Txt Spk In Schools Not A Big Deal
What A Concept: Sharing New Inventions With The World Is Good For The Inventor
Access Is A Scarce Good
Online Video Sites Harming Themselves With Geographic Restrictions
Students Using Speed Cameras To Frame Other Kids
Why Does The RIAA Hate Webcasters?
LSU Starts Fining Students For File Sharing; But Seems Quite Confused About It
Apple Now Banning Potentially Competitive Apps From The iPhone
Media Giants Asking Google To Weight Its Content Higher
The International Whisper Campaign Against Fair Use
New Models To Compensate Journalists And Writers
My Short Life As An Unintentional Spammer
Nintendo's Own Study Show Wii Not So Great As Exercise
YouTube Taking Down Public Domain Works?
Microsoft Patents PgUp-PgDn
Once Again Real World Laws Enter Virtual Worlds: Warcraft Bot Maker Sued
3D Virtual Worlds Patented! Lawsuits Started...
Does Apple Own The Copyright On A File You Create Via iTunes?
Court Rejects Online Terms Of Service That Reserve The Right To Change At Any Time
RIAA Just Can't Seem To Stop The Momentum On Filing Those Lawsuits
RIAA Gets Tennessee Law To Force Universities To Filter Networks For Copyrighted Content
Can You Plagiarize A Photograph?
MPAA Gets College Kids To Create Free Propaganda
iTunes Songs Don't Have DRM, But They Contain Your Email Address
In Going Free, London Evening Standard Doubles Circulation While Slashing Costs
Local Search... Patented! Again!
Understanding The Difference Between Price And Value; Product And Benefit
Apparently, Providing Derrida's Works For Free Harms The Diffusion Of His Thoughts
It's Time To Wean Ourselves Off An Unhealthy Addiction To Copyright
Inside Craigslist's Increasingly Complicated Battle Against Spammers
Belgian Newspapers Demand Google Pay $77 Million For All The Traffic Google Sent Them
Cable Companies Negotiating To Control What TV Shows You Can Watch Online
Lessig: Ditch The FCC, Replace It With Innovation Agency
Why Is Adobe Trying To Add DRM To Flash?
Top Accenture Scientist Patents Offshoring US Jobs
Where's That Line Between True Democracy And Mob Rule?
Does Court Ruling Over Artistic License Conflict With Other Copyright Rulings?
New Zealand Temporarily Backs Down From Controversial Copyright Law
Recording Industry, Politicians Continue To Give Bogus Reasons To Support 3 Strikes In New Zealand
UK Music Industry Economists Admit: Music Industry Getting Bigger, Not Smaller
Times Must Be Tough: Harvard Becoming A Trademark Troll
Rewriting An AP Story Just To Show We Can
Toronto Copyright Townhall: Canadian Record Industry Mobilizes In Panic, Everyone Loses Out
FCC: We Want Net Neutrality
Canadian Ebook Store Offers 'Free' Public Domain Ebooks -- Claims Copyright Says You Can Only Make 1 Copy
NY Times Apparently Planning To Commit Suicide Online With Paywall
School Accused Of Spying On Kids In Their Homes With Spyware That Secretly Activated Webcams
Misguided Outrage At NY Times' Ethicist Over Ethics Of Downloading A Book
Colleges Experimenting With Bulk-Buying E-Textbooks... And Forcing Students To Pay Up
University Newspaper Figures Out How To Get Around Administration's Censorship Orders
Aaron Swartz Indictment Leading People To... Upload JSTOR Research To File Sharing Sites
How Amanda Palmer Built An Army Of Supporters: Connecting Each And Every Day, Person By Person
Textbook Publisher Pearson Takes Down 1.5 Million Teacher And Student Blogs With A Single DMCA Notice
Platforms, Speech And Truth: Policy, Policing And Impossible Choices
Sacha Baron Cohen Is Wrong About Social Media, Wrong About Section 230... And Even Wrong About His Own Comedy
Texas School District's Facial Recognition System Capable Of Capturing A Single Student's Image More Than 1,000 Times A Week

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