(entry last updated: 2002-09-05 18:29:13)
Politech is carrying a message from Berman’s office defending the P2P hacking bill. The NYT has an article on governments and open source. And Duke University gets an anonymous donation to reset the balance in copyright law.
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- A detailed e-mail defending the Berman-Cobel P2P bill is at Politech.
- In case you missed my slipping it into the postings yesterday, the Madster is a real person, and she has a weblog currently tracking the travails of Aimster/Madster – InfoWorld has a relatively detailed article
- Declan McCullagh reports that Duke University Law School will be looking at copyright law from the perspective of fixing it (via Copyfight). See the Talkbacks that accompany the ZDNet version
- Steve Lohr writes in the New York Times about the sometimes schizophrenic (sp?) pursuit of open source alternatives to Microsoft by governments.
- The Washington Post has a good summary article on Verizon’s fight with the RIAA over a subpoena.
- There have been several pieces on the Microsoft push for Medica Player 9 over MPEG-4 – this one in Wired is probably the sharpest look at the underlying battle.