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Politech category: intellectual-property

Recent posts related to intellectual-property

Alleged psychic Uri Geller sues, is sued over YouTube video clip
Posted on 2007-05-24 03:13:52 / 1010 bytes

Peter Gutmann on Windows Vista and digital rights management
Posted on 2007-01-25 00:09:01 / 694 bytes

Trademark laws vs. free speech: a candidate for the trademark hall of shame?
Posted on 2006-10-24 12:18:48 / 4929 bytes

EFF's Brad Templeton replies to PFF paper on digital rights management, DMCA
Posted on 2006-05-11 13:02:26 / 1964 bytes

PFF's Singleton defends digital rights management and the DMCA in new paper
Posted on 2006-05-11 10:12:57 / 1235 bytes

Time to celebrate World Intellectual Property Day! Event in DC on Wednesday
Posted on 2006-04-26 00:03:56 / 3135 bytes

Redlined version of Bush administration's proposal to expand DMCA
Posted on 2006-04-25 14:52:09 / 1103 bytes

Cato event on Wednesday on DMCA, digital copyright
Posted on 2006-04-24 19:04:28 / 4046 bytes

Congress readies new bill to expand DMCA, not shrink it
Posted on 2006-04-24 15:34:28 / 1349 bytes

Texas government targets peer-to-peer software use on state computers
Posted on 2006-04-12 13:06:29 / 902 bytes

More on a divide among libertarians on the Digital Millennium Copyright Act
Posted on 2006-03-29 22:42:51 / 1837 bytes

A divide among libertarians on DMCA: Cato says get rid of it
Posted on 2006-03-28 23:57:18 / 4856 bytes

Two new bills in Congress: Net neutrality, audio broadcast flag
Posted on 2006-03-06 23:57:43 / 978 bytes

Ad in Capitol Hill newspaper calls for "patent trolls" to die
Posted on 2006-01-31 10:22:16 / 1137 bytes

Rep. John Conyers defends proposed law to plug "analog hole"
Posted on 2005-12-24 13:05:00 / 6961 bytes

Dan Geer's call to arms on Massachusetts and open standards for .gov documents
Posted on 2005-11-29 23:43:47 / 985 bytes

How the MPAA killed the movie theater experience: a first-hand report
Posted on 2005-11-04 08:58:57 / 5597 bytes

Lots of RIAA lawsuits, little success?
Posted on 2005-11-03 23:26:39 / 4384 bytes

Breathalyzer source code must be disclosed, Florida court says
Posted on 2005-11-03 23:17:43 / 716 bytes

Sony CD copy protection hides itself in Windows operating system, with side effects
Posted on 2005-11-01 18:52:02 / 1708 bytes

Lawyerhacking defended: Co-author of copyright hacking article replies to Politech
Posted on 2005-10-24 08:32:17 / 8575 bytes

More on Barney lawyer yearning to hack copyright infringers' sites
Posted on 2005-10-19 11:37:55 / 11470 bytes

Barney lawyer recommends court orders to hack copyright infringers
Posted on 2005-10-17 23:34:29 / 3155 bytes

Fiction author replies to Politech in defense of reasonable copyright terms
Posted on 2005-10-12 15:30:43 / 3135 bytes

Replies to Progress and Freedom Foundation's passionate DMCA defense
Posted on 2005-10-11 09:45:30 / 5764 bytes

Write a letter to the editor of the International Herald Tribune on copyright?
Posted on 2005-10-11 09:33:50 / 4087 bytes

Progress and Freedom Foundation: Leave DMCA alone, don't permit circumvention!
Posted on 2005-10-06 13:10:55 / 2233 bytes

U.K. government pushing harmful copyright, criminal-patent-infringement laws?
Posted on 2005-10-04 13:01:23 / 6666 bytes

Senate asked to delay, don't rush to approve broadcast flag
Posted on 2005-09-20 18:12:47 / 5685 bytes

Kazaa loses copyright case in Australia, some analysis
Posted on 2005-09-10 16:31:49 / 2951 bytes

More on CDT's broadcast flag flip-flop, by Drew Clark
Posted on 2005-08-24 17:10:20 / 5229 bytes

Center for Democracy and Technology won't oppose broadcast flag
Posted on 2005-08-24 10:15:24 / 2662 bytes

German court outlaws links to websites with circumvention technology
Posted on 2005-08-09 13:13:44 / 1413 bytes

Canadian recording industry officially promises not to sue CD copiers
Posted on 2005-08-08 19:44:01 / 7990 bytes

Weekly column: DMCA exported on back of CAFTA and other trade agreements
Posted on 2005-08-01 17:16:59 / 929 bytes

What happens to BitTorrent after Grokster ruling by Supreme Court?
Posted on 2005-06-29 02:05:24 / 1741 bytes

Supreme Court rules in Grokster, Brand X cases
Posted on 2005-06-27 11:28:37 / 770 bytes

DMCA sneaks across border up north, quietly invades Canada
Posted on 2005-06-21 01:53:15 / 6873 bytes

In DMCA video game lawsuit, does Blizzard Entertainment have a point?
Posted on 2005-06-21 01:47:00 / 878 bytes

New article on digital rights management: Survey of laws and their problems
Posted on 2005-06-13 23:50:41 / 688 bytes

Patent system revamping proposed in new House bill
Posted on 2005-06-08 23:52:23 / 3793 bytes

Why is Department of Homeland Security worrying about file-swapping?
Posted on 2005-06-08 23:49:37 / 6747 bytes

DUI cases tossed out because of closed-source breathalyzer
Posted on 2005-06-07 23:52:54 / 2049 bytes

Walmart won't print your photos if they look too good
Posted on 2005-06-07 23:52:10 / 1126 bytes

The joys of file-swapping up north: a Canadian boat-trip?
Posted on 2005-06-06 21:28:42 / 9850 bytes

Federal police's new tactic: Seizing control of domain names
Posted on 2005-05-25 22:56:25 / 3686 bytes

BitTorrent crackdown underway: Raids by FBI, Customs
Posted on 2005-05-25 20:13:55 / 5254 bytes

Patent lawsuit over "accelerator pedals" is, suddenly, relevant
Posted on 2005-05-16 23:50:04 / 1344 bytes

Appeals court tosses FCC's "broadcast flag" rules
Posted on 2005-05-06 12:04:33 / 295 bytes

Anti-piracy campaign from BSA finds first university participant
Posted on 2005-05-04 23:36:28 / 3364 bytes