The Artists, United, Can Never Be Defeated

Yesterday on Capitol Hill did not quite go the way that the Internet Radio Fairness Coalition had in mind.  At all.  More about that will be written.  Mr. Chaffetz–more about him later, too–had asked Mr. Goodlatte for a hearing on the so-called Internet Radio Fairness Act, and a hearing he got.  I would say mostly a “listening” […]

The “Free Culture” Book Report Redux: Terry Hart’s Part 1 on why the RSC “paper” really wasn’t ready for primetime

Some of you may have heard about the “policy paper” that was posted on the website of the Republican Study Conference (which as near as I can tell is a kind of conservative caucus in the Congress) written by a Georgetown law student–and then promptly withdrawn by the RSC.  Why was the paper withdrawn?  As […]

Some Animals Are More Equal Than Others: Citizens Against Government Waste Opposes Internet Radio Fairness Act

Have you seen the little piggies crawling in the dirt? Always have clean shirts to play around in…. In their eyes there’s something lacking, what they need’s a damn good whacking… Piggies, by George Harrison The Council for Citizens Against Government Waste–home of the “Swineline”–announced its opposition to the so-called Internet Radio Fairness Act.  Yes, the […]