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How Washington DC Went From Locking Up Laws To Releasing Them In The Public Domain Within Days

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In past years we've had stories about both Oregon and California claiming copyright over their own laws, which is ridiculous. If copyright is supposed to be about the incentives for creative expression, then it should have nothing to do with lawmaking at all. It's not as if the state needs...
How Washington DC Went From Locking Up Laws To Releasing Them In The Public Domain Within Days

Untangling Justice: The case of Aaron Swartz

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Commentary: I spent much of Saturday trying to to reconcile two very different approaches to justice meted out by the Obama Administration. The first is old (mid-December) news: British bank HSBC launders money for at least a decade and is fined four weeks earnings. I learned about it Friday from...
Untangling Justice: The case of Aaron Swartz

Sheet Metal And Air Conditioning Contractors Use Bogus Copyright Takedown To Block Publication Of Federally Mandated Standards

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We've long been big fans of the work that Carl Malamud has done, helping to make public information actually available. Among his many, many projects, is one important one, in which he buys up (often expensive) publications of standards that are built into federal requirements, and makes them public. If...
Sheet Metal And Air Conditioning Contractors Use Bogus Copyright Takedown To Block Publication Of Federally Mandated Standards

One Simple Copyright Reform Idea: Government Edicts Should Never Be Subject To Copyright

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With copyright reform back on the table, there are bound to be more and more discussions and various ideas suggested. But here's one that we hope is a no brainer for everyone. Carl Malamud, who has worked on making more public information available to the public than anyone else (and,...
One Simple Copyright Reform Idea: Government Edicts Should Never Be Subject To Copyright

Aaron Swartz files reveal how FBI tracked internet activist

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Firedoglake blogger Daniel Wright publishes once-classified FBI documents that show extent of agency's investigation into SwartzA blogger has published once-classified FBI files that show how the agency tracked and collected information on internet activist Aaron Swartz. Swartz, who killed himself in January aged 26, had previously requested his files and...
Aaron Swartz files reveal how FBI tracked internet activist

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?
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