Archive for date: July 10, 2004

Eldred Threatened With Arrest for Distributing Thoreau

July 10, 2004 | Intellectual Property, Public Domain Resources | By: Mark VandeWettering

It’s no secret I’m a huge fan of the public domain: the bits of our culture that are actually free for individuals to use as they see fit. I’ve promoted a couple of interesting public domain resources here, mostly Project Gutenberg. I’ve also had the pleasure of meating Brewster Kahle when he brought the Internet […]


July 10, 2004 | Politics | By: Mark VandeWettering

In the discussion on metafilter regarding the Brown Equals Terrorist, someone posted a nice link to a summary of the rights of photographers. It’s not clear that this document is up to date with respect to the recent Supreme Court decision in Hiibel v. Nevada. In trying to determine what the actual rule of law […]