Dr. Ficsor takes Geist back to school

Whenever Michael Geist starts in about “separating fiction from fact”, you know that you better fasten your seatbelt because the truth is about to have a bumpy flight.  The Canadian Parliament is considering major changes to its copyright law at the moment in the form of a new copyright bill (“Bill C-32”).  The new law […]

EFF says the sky is falling! What, again?

Lessig (EFF board member):  “What we [copyfighters] want to tell Hollywood is get over it….They want to break the Internet….We don’t have to change the essential character of the Internet to protect this one tiny industry.” I find great value in my email subscription from the AmeriKat, it’s an easy way to find out what the […]

Roll Call: Pass COICA by Ellen Seidler

In case you only read Declan McCullough’s column in CNET, a big part of the Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeiting Act is to stop thieves who are propped up by US adserving companies–like Google, a familiar name around the McCullough household. (Which may explain why the usual suspects are pitching a fit.) Another surprise to the […]