Archive for date: March 30, 2005

Brainwagon Radio: SCOTUS on Grokster, Copyrights and itsyBSD

March 30, 2005 | Brainwagon Radio, General | By: Mark VandeWettering

Where your host records another podcast on his way to work, and encounters a particularly gruesome bit of road kill along the way. Still, I have time to give you updates on the Supreme Court’s review of the Grokster case, the ongoing debate over copyrights on orphaned works, and a brief update on my success […]

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Science & Technology at Scientific American.com: Okay, We Give Up

March 30, 2005 | Bad Science, Science, Stupidity | By: Mark VandeWettering

I’ll admit it: I love to argue about evolution and creationism. Actually, it’s not so much an argument, as no real rational argument in favor of creationism can be made. It’s really more of a desire to hitch creationism to the bumper of my car, and drag it through the mud. Call it a personal […]

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Boing Boing: Media lawyer’s blog from Grokster hearings

March 30, 2005 | Intellectual Property | By: Mark VandeWettering

Another major intellectual property issue which is unfolding is the Supreme Court’s consideration of the Grokster case. With exchanges like the one below, I’m hopeful that the Supreme Court will rule against the media. I mean really… Boing Boing: Media lawyer’s blog from Grokster hearings

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U.S. Copyright Office – Orphan Works Initial Comments

March 30, 2005 | Intellectual Property | By: Mark VandeWettering

Over 700 comments were received during the inquiry period for comments by the Copyright Office on the topic of “orphaned works”: works whose copyright holders are either impossible or very difficult to find. Currently, orphaned works are held in limbo: their creators (even if determined) cannot be located, so their works are in limbo, perhaps […]

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