Category Archives: law

Ruth Bader Ginsburg <3s Canada

Ruth Bader Ginsburg chats with the Times about the Supreme Court. Ginsburg likes Canada. Q: At your confirmation hearings in 1993, you talked about how you hoped to see three or four women on the court. How do you feel … Continue reading

Stop FISA “compromise” sham and telecom immunity

Please call today and oppose the FISA Amendments Act (HR 6304). It is not acceptable to give away our civil liberties. Granting retroactive immunity to telecom companies is wrong. This bill is not a “compromise.” It is a get-out-of-jail-free card … Continue reading

Canada’s DMCA == evil

Support Creative Commons

Judge Judy reams out eBay scammer Kelli Filkins

Stop Illegal Spying

The lawyers win, again

My new Trek bike came with not one, not two, but three warning stickers. They difficult to read, state only the obvious, help no one, and leave an annoying, gooey mess when you remove them. I wonder if bikes in … Continue reading

Wendy Seltzer v. the NFL

Wendy Seltzer, a former EFF attorney and current professor at Brooklyn Law School, posted a clip of the NFL’s copyright notice to YouTube as an example of fair use. Pursuant to the DMCA, the NFL’s bots find the clip and … Continue reading

pave save the internet

MoveOn is organizing a net neutrality awareness campaign. Sign the petition to the US Congress asking for meaningful and enforceable network neutrality: I signed this petition, along with 250,000 others so far. This petiton will be delivered to Congress before … Continue reading

OK Go says “OK stop DRM”

Boing Boing points us at a New York Times piece and blog entry from OK Go’s Damian Kulash on the futility of DRM: From the blog: DRM just flat out sucks. Its most obvious problem is that it doesn’t work. … Continue reading