Tag: copyright

  • The Anti-Darknet

    Lucas Gonze pinged me with a good mental framework for our current moral crises over file sharing, DRM and all that other stuff that makes me tired from being so angry. I’m answering my email in my blog. Four researchers at Microsoft coined the term “Darknet” in their 2002 paper The Darknet and the Future […]

  • Google vs. Book Monopolists

    In an article on Google’s efforts to scan books USA Today highlights part of what’s wrong with the US copyright law: Richard Hull, executive director of the Text and Academic Authors Association, called Google’s approach backwards. Publishers shouldn’t have to bear the burden of record-keeping, agreed Sanfilippo, the Penn State press’s marketing and sales director. […]