All Three Branches of Government Considering Copyright Reforms

All three branches of government are currently contemplating copyright reform issues, with a particular focus on the DMCA’s notice and takedown provisions.  This safe harbor has been significant in encouraging investment and innovation in online platforms, and policymakers should take care not to disturb the balance contemplated by Congress in 1998. The Executive Branch’s involvement…

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Surveillance Paradigm Fit For Analog Past

Nick Ashton-Hart’s opinion piece on government surveillance over the weekend for Circle ID has been viewed 1500 times and counting. He describes the needs of all Internet users regardless of nation or geographic location. He argues that all governments have a responsibility to not let surveillance get out of control and that responsibility does not…

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