Categories: copyright, DRM, p2p, SCO

Book Review: Avi Rubin's "Brave New Ballot"

elections, copyright, chilling effects, friends, research, policy, usability, legal
As [Freddie Oakley] put it to me, "Who wouldda thunk Avi could write a page-turner about life through the looking glass in Electionland." That's exactly what [Avi Rubin] has done with his new book, **[Brave New Ballot]** (Morgan Road Books, A Division… more »

GPLv3 DOA

copyright, open source, patents, politics, berkeley, policy, DRM, legal
[Heather Meeker] from [Greenberg Traurig] spoke yesterday at [Pam Samuelson]'s [open source class]... and confirmed what I had feared: [GPLv3] is [dead] on [arrival]. **Later:** Oh yeah, she also said that *SCO v. IBM* is totally irrelevant to the GP… more »

The Dangers of Blurring Lines in Academia...

copyright, chilling effects, patents, politics, friends, policy, legal, threats, education, iSchool
[Lilia](http://liliamanguy.com/), a recent Master's graduate from here at the [iSchool](http://www.ischool.berkeley.edu/), recounts her frustrating experience with her Master's project, her adviser and intellectual property associated with her project:… more »

New Feed for Pam Samuelson's Papers

feeds, copyright, open source, patents, berkeley, friends, research, policy, legal, education, iSchool
Hi, if you're a fan of my adviser, Pam Samuelson, and her scholarship, then you'd probably like to know that there is a feed for her paper page (where she posts her forthcoming papers): The old feed had fallen into disrepair. This one is largely au… more »

"The American Ballot" by Spencer Albright

elections, reform, copyright, research, policy
To add to my small but growing library of historical voting materials, I present: [**"The American Ballot"**][1] (14MB PDF) by Spencer Albright (published by the American Council on Public Affairs in 1942). [1]: http://josephhall.org/albright_america… more »
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