Categories: copyright, DRM, p2p, SCO

What Government and Content Have in Common via WikiLeaks

open source, secrecy, privacy, research, policy, DRM
Like many who work in the area of government transparency and secrecy, I've found the recent WikiLeaks trickle-disclosure to be perplexing. Unlike the popular Twitter meme -- ["I don't know if I'm pro-Wikileaks, but I know I'm anti-anti-Wikileaks"][1]… more »

Rebecca Mercuri's Dissertation

elections, reform, copyright, secrecy, privacy, research, policy
One of the godmothers of electronic voting is Rebecca Mercuri. Her PhD dissertation introduced the concept of the voter-verified paper audit trail. I've wanted to read a copy of this thesis for a while and recently had a renewed interest in it. I pai… more »

Tinkering with Disclosed Source Voting Systems

system, elections, vendors, copyright, hacks, open source, research, policy, legal, development
*(cross-posted at [Freedom To Tinker](http://www.freedom-to-tinker.com/blog/joehall/tinkering-disclosed-source-voting-systems))* As [Ed pointed out in October][1], Sequoia Voting Systems, Inc. ("Sequoia") announced then that it intended to publish th… more »

On Female Jerkin' MCs (NSFW)

music, copyright, photos, friends, legal
***Warning: This is a rap music blog post! It also contains frank discussion of sex, drugs and rap, hopefully from a somewhat academic perspective, so it's NSFW. If you come here for other stuff, usually, you might want to skip this post.*** Via M… more »

UC Berkeley School of Information Pre-Prints

copyright, open source, berkeley, friends, research, education, iSchool
I, along with a number of others, seemed to have forgotten that my school has a pre-print repository through the California Digital Library. The [UC Berkeley School of Information eScholarship Repository](http://repositories.cdlib.org/ischool/) conta… more »
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