Archive for date: May 6, 2005


May 6, 2005 | Photos | By: Mark VandeWettering

I had dinner tonight with fellow SIGGRAPH sketch jury member Kevin Bjorke, whom I found out is the brains behind PhotoPermit.Org, a website that tries to shine the light of justice onto inappropriate police actions taken against photographers. Many police officers seem to be unaware of the rights of individuals to photograph public spaces. From […]

Victory in Broadcast Flag Case! FCC Has No Authority Says Court: Corante > The Importance of… >

May 6, 2005 | Intellectual Property | By: Mark VandeWettering

In a two-fer that illustrates that all is right with the world, the A’s managed to beat the Yankees 6-3 in the 10th by mashing on Mariano Rivera, and the DC Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously struck down laws which enabled the FCC to mandate the Broadcast Flag. They found that the reasoning of the […]